Texture and function
Bristle brush: mostly pig bristles, with strong elasticity, sturdiness, and strength. Coloring often leaves marks on the bristles, which can provoke thick pigments. It can be rubbed, rubbed, and brushed. Generally, the brush bristles will not stick together. It is mostly used for thick paintings with brushstroke texture.
Mink or badger hairbrush: It is a high-grade oil brush, moderately soft and hard, soft and even when colored, without traces of brushstrokes, suitable for a detailed depiction of the picture. Squirrel hair and monkey hair oil paint brushes are also soft hair paintbrushes.
Cow hair and camel hair brushes: They are soft-haired oil brushes and are mostly used for coloring.
Artificial hairbrush: It has the characteristics of advanced oil paint brushes such as mink hair and badger hair. Artificial hair can make brushes of different shapes. This kind of brush can soften local colors and carry out detailed depictions. However, it cannot be soaked in water, and its hair is easily deformed in water.