One advantage of mongoose would be it’s softer than bristle, yet stiffer than sables. This allows smooth strokes with thicker paints. Mongoose has the same properties of badger hair and was recommended for oils and alkyds. Synthetic mongoose allows you to use acrylics.
- Long Handle for oil, alkyds or acrylics
- Synthetic Mongoose can be used with oil mediums and solvents.
- Synthetic fibers are ideal for acrylics and do not have the issues of natural hair brushes.
- Commonly used in portraiture and photorealistic painting