Markers, Pencils and Pens

Markers, Pencils and Pens

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…

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…

Are Posca Pens Toxic

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

If you have read my other articles on WastedTalentInc.com 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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

How long do Copic markers last?

How Long Do Copic Markers Last? Latest Research You Need To See

I received the question via email “How long do Copic Markers last?”. Which got me thinking, how do I answer this question? Does the questioner mean “for how long can a Copic Marker be used?” or does the questioner want to know, “how long does work produced by Copic Markers last?” They are both very…

Best Sketchbooks for Copic Markers

Best Sketchbooks for Copic Markers; Make your Copics pop!

In other articles, we have looked in great detail at Copic Markers. With all the wonderful features of these markers, it is very easy to forget the other important component of an illustration; the paper used with the Copic Markers. In this article, we are going to look deeper at the Best Sketchbooks for Copic…

How Many Copic Markers Are There?

358 Reasons you need to look at a Copic Marker Color Chart 2021

How many Copic marker colors are there? While broadly speaking, Copic markers come in 358 colors, not all Copic marker types come in 358 colors. Copic markers come in 3 types of Copic marker; the Copic Classic, Copic Sketch and Copic Ciao. Each Copic marker range comes with its own color ranges. They also have…

Are Copic Markers Safe on Skin?

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…

Cheaper alternatives to copic markers

Cheaper Alternatives To Copic Markers You Will Love

Since 1987, the COPIC MARKERS from the “Too Corporation” have been an industry standard for graphic design markers. However, there are some people whose budget does not stretch far enough to buy these markers, and they seek cheaper alternatives to Copic markers. In this article, I am going to be taking a quick look at…