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Yasutomo Niji Waterbrushes

Yasutomo Niji Waterbrushes are a great tool for artists, crafters, rubber stampers and students! Waterbrushes are made of durable white nylon and will last for many years with careful use. Use the small waterbrushes for fine detail work and the medium waterbrushes for all purposes from fine detail work to bold strokes. The mini brush has a shorter barrel. Just fill the reservoir with water or any water-soluble dye or medium and you're ready to paint!
Yasutomo Small Niji Waterbrush

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Small Waterbrush, 9 mm Tip
Med/Mini Barrel Waterbrush, 12 mm Tip
Medium Waterbrush, 12 mm Tip






Squeeze tube colors onto a folding palette and let dry until solid. Fill the Waterbrush with plain water. This eliminates the need to scramble for cups of water while in the car, plane, on the road or in the field.

Water soluble pencils and aqua crayons:

Keep sharpened pencils or water soluble crayons in the tray and pick up color from the pencil, with the brush and start painting. Squeeze the brush handle gently to dispense more water. To clean the brush just squeeze water onto a paper towel and go to the next color.

Silk Painting:
Rubber Stamping:

Pour the silk dyes directly into the handle or use the Waterbrush with plain water to lift color out of painted areas while paint is still wet. Use Fabric-Mate markers to color an area, and go back with the brush to lighten the color. Clean the brush on a paper towel after picking up a little color from the silk.

Stamp an image onto a watercolor block or card stock with permanent ink. Use water-soluble colored pencils, aqua crayons or watercolors with the Waterbrush and fill in image areas with color.


Bleaching Technique:

Fill the Waterbrush handle with household bleach and use it to lift color out of dark papers for a stunning and unusual effect. Stamp an image onto black card stock and emboss with black embossing powder. Bleach out desired areas with the bleach filled Waterbrush. Go back and fill in bleach areas with opaque watercolor or colored pens.

Face Painting:

The Waterbrush is perfect for face painting because the clean water stays in the handle and the colors stay pure if the brush tip is wiped on a paper towel or rag after each color. Dip the brush in rubbing alcohol before proceeding to next person for face and body painting.

Yasutomo Waterbrushes Yasutomo Niji Waterbrush


The Waterbrush is intended for use with water but experiment by filling the reservoir with water-soluble dyes, inks and watercolor mediums such as Ox-Gall, and Granulation Medium. It is not recommended for acrylic or solvent-based paints. Check the manufacturer labels for ingredients contained within the pigments. Always clean the brush well after each use. Empty the reservoir and let dry completely when not using the brush for long periods.

Prices Given in US Dollars

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