Connoisseur - Badger - Long Handle Brush - Fan - 2 - Connoisseur Long Handle Badger Brush has hair that is cone shaped and has a thick belly. Blending brushes - such as fan brushes - have traditionally been made with Badger hair; due to the soft texture of the hair and their ability to hold and manipulate color. Connoisseur fine artist brushes are hand crafted. Only the best natural hair or synthetic fibers are utilized in the manufacture of this premium line of brushes. This is a Long Handle Size 2 Badger Hair Fan brush.