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Dense brush for streamer head sculpting


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#1 todvan

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 08:27 AM

Just curious what everyone thinks is the streamer brush that would make the densest (is that a word?) head for shaping like is done with deer hair. Trying to avoid spinning deer hair or making my own dubbing loops with synthetic fibers. So far, I think the flash blend brushes from just add h2o might be best, but I have not tried them all. Seems that a brush with stiffer synthetics would be better than fox hair, ep fibers, or other soft synthetics. Anyone else doing this with success?
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#2 TheCream

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 09:22 AM

Would stacked wool work for what you need?  You could do like a Popovic's style Siliclone head, stacked and trimmed wool coated in silicone. 



#3 mikechell

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 10:18 AM

How big are you looking for? 

You could use thick knitting "wool" (synthetic material) and wrap the shape ... similar look with minimal trimming needed.

 

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#4 Kimo

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 11:36 AM

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#5 mikechell

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 01:02 PM

Trying to avoid spinning deer hair or making my own dubbing loops with synthetic fibers. 

Are you against buying pre-made dubbing brushes?


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#6 todvan

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 02:07 PM

Sorry, I must have worded it poorly...I am looking for the most dense pre-made streamer brush.
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#7 MuskyFlyGuy

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Posted 31 July 2019 - 03:26 PM

Kimo
That was really interesting. Thanks for posting it.
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Posted 31 July 2019 - 03:55 PM

Kimo
That was really interesting. Thanks for posting it.
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Agreed! thanks Kimo!
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#9 whatfly

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Posted 01 August 2019 - 04:52 PM

Sorry, I must have worded it poorly...I am looking for the most dense pre-made streamer brush.

Might want to look at Chocklett's Body Wrap then.  This is what use use to make Game Changers, and is the densest product I can think of for what you describe.  Personally, I'd just use wool or Senyo Laser Dub stacked to achieve the same goal, but YMMV.