A good starter brush for Sumi e-painting or calligraphy. This series of Yasutomo brushes are of student quality.
Bamboo Calligraphy Brushes.They all look alike, but the quality of hair and glue varies with the price. Yasutomo CC Series Bamboo brushes are of student quality. A soft, absorbent hair surrounds a stiffer core. The core determines the length and provides linear stability, the outer hairs are soft for the retention of water, and snap to a fine point. This is a good starter brush for Sumi-e painting or calligraphy.