This watercolor brush from lineo Series 211 is ideal for traveling and Plein Air painting or urban sketching. Its body forms a nice sharp point. The mixture of red sable hair in normal hair length offers wonderful painting characteristics and long product life. Characteristic of this brush is the extra short indigo lacquered wooden handle. Brush makers use a seamless nickel ferrule and a plastic tube to protect the fine natural hair. This painting brush is made in Germany.