Brushes are color coded by style. The synthetic hair has been carefully dyed to match the handle color. Short acrylic handles have been designed to be thicker for easy use by small hands and also have a soft rubber grip for added comfort for the young artist. Aluminum seamless ferrules. Set includes 6 Taklon brushes: size 10/0 liner, size 4 round, size 2 filbert, 1/4" angular, size 6 shader and 5/8" wash.