This incredible tool was designed by pastel artists in Germany who wanted a way to make smooth and easy transitions from large area blending to close-in detail blending. DuoPastello is a double sided blender with a a unique ergonomic handle. The pastel artist can quickly switch from smooth and even large area blending with the #12, 5/8" diameter soft pony hair end to the 3/8" wide short, flat, tapered end with stiff brown synthetic filaments for detail blending. Just twirl the brush from end to end for fast and effortless pastel painting like never before. It makes working with pastels much more pleasurable. This world class pastel blending brush is made to last and features seamless nickel plated brass ferrules and a patented balanced and varnished natural wood handle. DuoPastello is the ultimate pastel blending tool inspired with the understanding of the unique challenges of painting with pastel.