The Fan Brushes are used for blending colors in landscapes and portrait painting. Artists use these brushes painting soft edges. We make these is the most specific of artists brushes used for blending colors in both landscapes and portrait painting. Fan brushes are particularly useful for painting soft edges on clouds and are available in sable, synthetic, and badger hair and hog bristle. Fan brushes can be made with straight bristles, but the best are made with flagged, curved bristles. Fan blenders are primarily used to modify oil paint that has already been applied to the canvas. These are used for water mixable oil color and acrylic to blend colors and soften edges and textures. These imparts special effects, while painting, such as foliage, hair, clouds and other fine, soft details.