A better, longer lasting bristle brush that performs better than natural bristle across a broad range of media. A key advantage of Dakota 6300 is that it won’t go limp in even water! Try that with natural bristle! Modeled on the look and feel of hog bristle, series 6300 is a perfect brush for painters switching from oils to acrylic or water miscible oil. A real workhorse in even heavy bodied acrylics and suitable for use with gels and impasto media. Oil painters are catching on to Dakota 6300, realizing that it wears much better than natural bristle. Brush sizes – The length and width of brushes given shape and size may vary by brand as brush sizes are not standardized. Most fine art brushes are handmade and as such some variation is expected even among brushes from within a single brush line.