The Hake Brush is made with soft, white goat hair. It is useful for blending watercolors and applying gesso, paste, or varnish. A hake brush is an oriental-style wash brush on a long flat handle. It is useful for laying in large areas of water or color, for wetting the surface, and for absorbing excess media. Perfect for work with watercolours, acrylic, glazes, etc. Use for background washes, murals etc.