Brushes, Knives & Blenders

pencils

We are proud to stock the largest range of brushes and painting knives in New Zealand. Because we have painted with every brand and style of brush that we stock, personally, we can advise you on the best brush to suit your needs.
We stock flats, filberts and rounds in addition to specialty brushes designed for every imaginable artistic task. We also sell scrapers, blenders, rollers, sponges and over 30 styles of painting knives.
Our manufactures include Escoda the finest handmade brush since 1933, Trekell, Winsor & Newton, Art Spectrum, Daler-Rowney, Hayden, Robert Simmons, Museum and D.A.S. brushes, ranging from student Chinese hog hair to the finest quality Synthetic Mongoose. Not only is our selection unsurpassed, so are our prices.

Natural Hair/Sable

Hog Bristle

Synthetic

  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Escoda Perla 1432 Flat Wash Brushes
    Escoda Perla 1432 Flat Wash Brushes3 items

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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Trekell Golden Nylon 6" Handle
    Trekell Golden Nylon 6" Handle
    The 6" handle version of Trekell's Golden Taklon line takes everything artists love about the 10" version -- the snap, durability, look, and feel -- and transfers it to a complete brush offering complete control. Indeed, the once-frustrating world of fastidious detail is now no match thanks to this brush's nimbleness, flow, and maneuverability. Pair it with its sibling and you have quite the dynamic attack. Of course, that's part of the Golden Taklon line's design: On their own each brush is special, but together they make an unbeatable team.
    64 items

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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Trekell One Stroke Lettering 8070 Brushes
    Trekell One Stroke Lettering 8070 Brushes
    The Trekell synthetic squirrel line offers an equivalent to natural squirrel hair. Designed with control in mind, these brushes bring together precision and unhampered flow without the fear of flare outs. With 6" black handles, feel right when performing detailed work. But, more importantly, you can count on them to work correctly.
    Trekell's One Stroke Brush went through a meticulous design process to ensure it excels at lettering. Utilizing the versatility and maneuverability of its pinstriping lineage, the One Stroke Brush goes across a painting surface smoothly without a hint of drag. Apply pressure to the 6" black handle to fatten-up lines or ease-back for daintier strokes; either way, you're treated to the cleanliness and clarity that are true Trekell qualities. However you use one, a One Stroke Brush makes its mark.
    7 items

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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Trekell Lettering Quill 8060 Brushes
    Trekell Lettering Quill 8060 Brushes
    Trekell’s Quill brush sports a six-inch handle for maximum maneuverability. When paired with this unique filament that mixes natural and synthetic squirrel hairs, you get a brush that glides across glass, making its marks effortlessly across smooth surfaces. But, it offers a ton of control, too, both in the amount of liquid it can soak up and disperse and the lines it can create. Letterers will love this one, but those with an open mind will find a lot to like, as well. Because, when you have a brush that’s all virtues, there are always a lot of projects that could use its expertise. Find out how a Quill can help you finish your masterpiece today.
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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Trekell Pinstriping Script/Rigger 8050 Brushes
    Trekell Pinstriping Script/Rigger 8050 Brushes
    The Trekell synthetic squirrel line offers an equivalent to natural squirrel hair. Designed with control in mind, these brushes bring together precision and unhampered flow without the fear of flare outs. With 4" black handles, feel right when performing detailed work. But, more importantly, you can count on them to work correctly.
    The script brush's long hairs are formed into a narrow point. Tasks requiring delicate details, such as highlighting, outlining, and lettering, are where the script brush has made its name, though its paint-carrying capacity also allows for long, unbroken strokes.
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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Trekell Pinstriping Dagger 8040 Brushes
    Trekell Pinstriping Dagger 8040 Brushes
    The Trekell synthetic squirrel line offers an equivalent to natural squirrel hair. Designed with control in mind, these brushes bring together precision and unhampered flow without the fear of flare outs. With 4" black handles, feel right when performing detailed work. But, more importantly, you can count on them to work correctly.
    Though its shape-derived name sounds violent, the dagger brush's use tends to be more elegant. Sure, it can make a sharp line, but it's masterful at creating teardrop-styled shapes. Need a flower, for instance? A dagger will do it.
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Palette Knives

Foam Rollers & Brushes

Blenders

  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Catalyst Silicone Wedges
    Catalyst Silicone Wedges
    Designed for use with heavy-bodied paints, these wedges are made of engineered silicone and are ergonomically designed to fit in the hand allowing a direct interaction with art work. They are ideal for oils, acrylics and water-miscible oils, and because they are heat-resistant, they excel at encaustics as well. They also work well with plaster, clay and even frosting. Made of FDA-approved silicone, they are also are great for food crafting. The silicone is easy to wipe clean and is solvent resistant. Clean up in most cases can be done with mild soap and water. Dried paint can be peeled off the silicone surface.
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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Catalyst Silicone Blades
    Catalyst Silicone Blades
    Designed for use with heavy-bodied paints, these blades are made of engineered silicone and are mounted on artist brush handles offering a blend of tradition and innovation. They are ideal for oils, acrylics and water-miscible oils, and because they are heat-resistant, they excel at encaustics as well. They also work well with plaster, clay and even frosting. Made of FDA-approved silicone, they are also are great for food crafting. The silicone is easy to wipe clean and is solvent resistant. Clean up in most cases can be done with mild soap and water. Dried paint can be peeled off the silicone surface. The blades can even be separated from their wood handles for cleaning and easily replaced when dry.
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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Soft Rubber Blenders
    Soft Rubber Blenders3 items

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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : Hard Rubber Blenders
    Hard Rubber Blenders3 items

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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : DAS Small Blender Set Of 5
    DAS Small Blender Set Of 5$18.50
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  • Brushes, Knives & Blenders : DAS Small Blender Round
    DAS Small Blender Round$5.00
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How to buy

Note: we do not deliver outside New Zealand.

Enter the quantity and click "add to cart". When you are ready to pay for your order proceed to checkout. Payment is made by credit card on a secure server using Paypal or Payment Express. Alternatively you may pay by "bank deposit" or by phone on 09 489 7213.

Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

Rural delivery fee $3.30 per order

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