Sosaku-Hake (Printing Brush)
The Sosaku-Hake is an economical hand-made stenciling brush made from a single bamboo piece, with hand-sewn hog hairs.
These brushes are ideal for spreading pigment across your woodblock in select areas.
There are two sizes to choose from: 15mm and 24mm.
As you acquire brushes, assign a set for light colors, cool colors, and Sumi ink (black).
- 1. Try to keep the wooden handle dry at all times. Never use hot water or soap to clean your brush.
- Wash the hairs of the brush with cold water. If using the brush for a watercolor wash, since immediately after use to best prevent staining
- Let the water drain by placing the brush flat on the countertop with hairs over the sink.
- Hang your brush with the head (hairs side) down and let dry in the shade