Tag: brushpen

Pentel Brush Pen Review

25 November 2016 By ian

I find a brush pen a very useful part of my sketching setup. A few little touches here and there, after drawing the picture in ink, can really give a sketch some depth. I’m looking for several attributes in a brush pen. It needs to have good dark ink that will dry fairly quickly and […]

Sailor 1911 Brush Pen Review

24 May 2016 By ian

A brush pen needs to have good flow and good line variation while maintaining a crisp line and allowing lots of control. How does the Sailor Brush Pen stack up? This version of this review was originally posted on the Pen Company’s blog. The Pen Company sent me this pen in return for that review. […]

Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pen Review

29 March 2016 By ian

I’ve been slowly building up my collection of Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens for a few years but I have to admit it wasn’t until quite recently that how to use them properly really clicked. They’re a combination of felt-tip pens and watercolour paints but require a different approach to both to get the best […]

Platinum Fude Brush Pen Review

22 March 2016 By ian

I’ve been enjoying dipping my toes into the world of refillable brush pens. I’m a long way from ever being able to use them to write with but they’re so much fun for drawing. You can get lovely little sketches done in just a few moments. It was therefore either a happy coincidence or a […]