Definition of Sable brush
1. Noun. An artist's brush made of sable hairs.
Generic synonyms: Brush
Specialized synonyms: Rigger, Rigger Brush
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Literary usage of Sable brush
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1. Text-book of Histology: Including the Microscopic Technic by Philipp Stöhr (1898)
"This can be prevented by holding a small sable brush or bent needle lightly against the sections as they are cut,* The cause of this curling lies in the ..."
2. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1902)
"Now apply this preparation to the film side of the negative with a fine sable brush. The surface of the film should be free from grease, or the Indian- ink ..."
3. The Art of Taxidermy by John Rowley (1898)
"sable brush, using Winsor and Newton's moist pan colours for this purpose. If the leaf has a polished surface, such as the ivy, the gloss is imparted to the ..."
4. Photography, Artistic and Scientific by Arthur Brunel Chatwood (1895)
"It may seem ridiculous to say, " now take up enough colour upon the point of a sable brush, and with it touch the white spot on the print so that it is ..."
5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"Another mode of testing was as follows :—A clear sable brush washed in distilled water was used for applying a wash of pure neutral ..."
6. Photography in a Nutshell by Henry Philip Hawkes (1898)
"... negative on the film side with thick water colour laid on with a stiff red sable brush. For spots in the sky, Indian ink or sepia, or any opaque colour, ..."
7. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1908)
"It is then carefully spread into position by a small sable brush, and blotted off with a piece of clean white blotting board. The print and ivory are now to ..."