The da Vinci Bristle Mottlers Series brushes are designed for varnishing, staining wood grains, priming, and transparent painting over color. They have extra light bristles designed for varnishing and staining with ease. Adding transparent paint over color on walls is easy with this well made brush. It has an easy to grip wood handle and comes in several widths. These are flat brushes that can be used for decorative painting. A great tool for finishing creative projects.The da Vinci Bristles Mottlers Series is a well designed brush for varnishing wood, transparent painting over color, staining wood, and priming. They are easy to use and well made.