Set has 5 different brush styles. Linear: Paint thin lines and fine details, or use for brush embroidery. Round: Paint broad thin to thick lines and details. Small flat: shade and blend color, or use for brush embroidery. Angled flat: Shade and paint curved strokes, petals and larger detail. Wide/flat: Paint, shade and blend large areas and broad strokes. Brushes have soft, synthetic bristles that are food-safe.