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Markers, Pencils and Pens

Markers, Pencils and Pens

What are Gel Pens

What are Gel Pens – Everything you wanted to know – answered!

Gel pens are like every other pen that is based on ink being pushed down to a ball by gravity except that the ‘ink’ is pigment (the stuff that makes the ink colored) suspended in water. In simpler terms, it’s pigment in water. So what you say? Well, Gel Pen ink also has a higher […]

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Best Paper For Copic Markers (2021 Buying Guide)

Copic markers are notorious for bleeding through standard paper. There’s nothing worse than spending ages drawing out your line art, only to find the Copic markers bleed through the edges. Not only will this affect the overall quality of your artwork, it’s incredibly annoying. Paper that isn’t suitable for use with Copic markers can also […]

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Best paper for colored pencils

Best Paper For Colored Pencils – 2021 (Answered)

If you are working with colored pencils then it is essential that you are getting a sketchpad that contains the right kind of paper. This is going to allow you to see the best results and ensure that the colors will pop. Sketch pads can differ in their paper depending on what kind of materials […]

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Best Watercolor Pens

Best Watercolor Pens to help you create beautiful art!

Watercolor pens are an artist’s convenient dream. These pens hold both the watercolor paint and a brush at the same time. Ideal for experts and beginners alike, watercolor pens are a fun and mess-free way to get creative. But what happens when you need to find a watercolor pen set that has enough colors at […]

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Best Gel Pens for Coloring

Best Gel Pens for Coloring (2021 New Guide)

Although many people think of coloring as an activity for children, recent studies have revealed that the act of coloring has health benefits for people of all ages! Coloring has been proven to improve focus and motor skills. It has also been linked to the practice of mindfulness, relieving anxiety. Gel pens are a great […]

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Can you use Posca Pens on Shoes

Can you use Posca pens on shoes? (All your questions answered)

Can you use Posca pens on shoes? Posca paint pens, also known as Posca Paint Markers can easily be applied to any kind of material that shoes can be made from. Most shoes are either made from cotton/canvas or leather or a synthetic material such as vinyl. Posca pens can be used on any of […]

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Are Posca pens alcohol based

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

No, Posca pens 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 that can be […]

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Are Posca Pens Toxic

Are Posca Pens Toxic? Don’t tell me i’m being poisoned..

If you have read my other articles on you will have seen countless articles on Posca paint pens. They are one of my favorite pens to use for many reasons. The main one is that I know I can let my kids use them and not worry about any toxicity. So are Posca pens […]

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How to refill Copic Markers

How to Refill Copic Markers Including the Copic Blender

Over the years I have spent hundreds if not close to a thousand dollars collecting a huge range of Copic markers. Sadly I threw many away before learning that they could be refilled and refilled quite cheaply compared to purchasing a new Copic marker. If only someone had shown me how to refill Copic markers, […]

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Sakura Pigma Micron Pens

Everything you wanted to know about Sakura Pigma Micron pens

Before we get into what Sakura Pigma Micron pens are, let us go into the background of not only the pen but the Sakura company that manufactures these fantastic pens. The History of the Sakura Pigma Micron pen Sakura’s involvement in drawing materials began in 1921 when Sakura developed a crayon.  The company was disappointed […]

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Posca pen art ideas

Posca Pen Art Ideas (9 Ideas You Will Love)

In this post we will explore some great Posca pen art ideas that go beyond the usual rocks and shoes. We will be looking things to do with Posca pens such as as customizing jackets, shoes, surfboards, mugs, lampshades etc. There was a time when if you enjoyed painting that your only material to work […]

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How much are Posca Pens

How Much Are Posca Pens? Never Get Ripped Off Again

Posca pens are fantastic, I’m a huge fan and have a pretty sizeable collection of Posca pens. One thing I have noticed is that whenever I go to purchase a new set or individual Posca pens, the price varies quite a lot depending where I look. So how much are Posca pens? In this article […]

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