Quote Originally Posted by Norman508a View Post

I make mine the same way and then rattle can it with some cream/beige, then i wash it with some diluted black paint for that aged look.

Coconut fiber out of hanging baskets works well as well.

Another use for those brushes is to make upright grass in dioramas, too. One of the guys in our local modeling club recently used them in a StuG diorama that he made.