Are Posca pens alcohol based? Don’t buy them until you read this

Are Posca pens alcohol based? Don’t buy them until you read this

No, Posca Pens or Posca Markers are not alcohol based. Posca pens are also not oil based pens. While most paint pens are oil based pens, Uni Posca pens use an acrylic based ink, that means they are just simply water and acrylic paint.  The same kind of acrylic paint that is used in schools…

Are Copic Markers Safe On Skin? I Don’t Want To Be Full Of Poison

Are Copic Markers Safe On Skin? I Don’t Want To Be Full Of Poison

As a graphic designer or artist, however careful you are with your work, there will always be occasions when you get ink on your skin. When I first started working with Copic markers my first thought was “Are Copic markers safe on skin?”. In the past this could have been a problem as in those…

Listed: All Copic Markers Skin Tones Numbers from Whites to Black

Listed: All Copic Markers Skin Tones Numbers from Whites to Black

As a colorblind artist (yes there is such a thing), the main issue I struggle with is skin tones. Luckily Copic have a wide range of markers with skin tones, grouped by numbers below from light to dark to choose from: 0 = Clear Blender Marker, E00 = Skin White, E04 = Lipstick Natural, E000…

Is Sharpie Ink Toxic On Skin? Find Out If You’re Being Poisoned

Is Sharpie Ink Toxic On Skin? Find Out If You’re Being Poisoned

Sharpies such as Sharpie Fine Point markers are generally non-toxic and these days they are xylene free. Sharpies are safe to use on skin. Sharpies won’t even give you cancer so relax. If you are using King Size Sharpies, Magnum Sharpies or Touch-Up Sharpies then do not risk using these on your or anyone else’s skin as there…