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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 […]

Pentel GraphGear 1000 Mechanical Pencil Review

23 November 2015 By ian

Pentel make some wonderful mechanical pencils. The Twist uses the best eraser mechanism there is, the P200 series is one of the best budget pencils and the Graph 1000 has been my top pick for quite some time. Until now. Price: £12.50 (UK), $16.50 (USA) Lead size options: 0.3mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm Barrel options: […]

Pentel Twist-Erase Mechanical Pencil Review

14 September 2015 By ian

A common complaint about mechanical pencils is the paltry size of the eraser most come with. The Pentel Twist Erase tries to solve this problem in a rather clever way. Does it work? Is the pencil itself any good? Price: £5.40 (UK) Lead size options: 0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm Barrel options: Black (both sizes) or blue […]

Pentel P205 Mechanical Pencil Review

8 June 2015 By ian

The Pentel P200 series are mechanical pencils available in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 and 0.9mm lead sizes. The 0.3mm is called the P203, this 0.5mm version is called the P205, and so on. The different sizes are also different colours, making them easy to select. They cost about £6 in the UK and $8 in the […]

A Review of Three Pentel EnerGel Gel Ink Pens

20 April 2015 By ian

Pentel were kind enough to send me three of their EnerGel based pens to review. These are all budget pens and are available in many high street shops. The EnerGel 07 is one of my favourite refills (I use daily it in my Ti2 TechLiner) so I was interested in seeing how different models compared. […]