There are 4 basic types of brayers, sponge, soft rubber, hard rubber and acrylic. Each has very different uses and each (except the hard rubber brayer) is a wonderful tool for rubber stampers. Speedball has come out with a plastic handle that works with snap in brayer rollers in each of the 4 types -- one handle, 4 brayers!
Sponge Brayer: The
sponge brayer is for getting a nice, even sponged looking background. I also use mine to
color a piece of paper with brown ink and then stamp my House Mousy on it and cut him out.
It gives him a kind of furry look.
Hard Rubber Brayer (black rubber): The
hard rubber brayer is used in print making (I think). I don't know how
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