Simply Simmons is a line of quality brushes for students, amateurs, and professionals.
Angular Brights/Shaders: Used for tight shading and curved strokes.
Brights/Blenders: Length and width of brush is generally squared – Like flats, but shorter hairs make a stiffer brush.
Dagger Striper/Sword: Long chisel edge for easy, fine lines. Vary pressure for thick-to-thin ribbon effect.
Fans: Brush fibers are spread out making it useful for subtle blending and for textural effects.
Filberts: Create a softer edge than a flat or bright. Flats: Longer hairs than a bright, this brush has more flex and a large color carrying capability.
Grainer/Comb/Ridge: A Grainer/Comb/Ridge produce a repetitive pattern of thin lines.
Liners: Similar to rounds, but with longer hairs. Liners have a large color carrying capacity and makes long, fluid strokes.
Rounds: Smaller sizes are typically used for detail work and larger sizes tend to be used for washes and filling in color.
Strokes: Strokes have long, rectangular ends, a large color carrying capacity and create long, fluid strokes.
Washes: A wide, flat brush used primarily to lay-in large amounts of color, to wet paper, or for blending.