You can never have enough pens, but you can have enough bad pens. There are few things quite as disappointing as finding a new pen you have just bought is a bit rubbish. Too scratchy, too light, doesn’t dry quick enough etc etc. So I always keep an eye for a nice pen and here is one I have just found. The ‘Derwent Graphik Line Marker’ in Sepia (Oooh!). I bought a pack of 3 of these in 0.1, 0.3 and 0.5mm widths. The pack was about 5 quid so under 2 quid for each pen isn’t too bad if they are good. And I think they are (hurray!)
The colour is a nice change from the usual black and the nibs seem pretty tough with nothing changing after a solid evening of linework. It gives your work a warmer feel and adds some extra interest for free. The ink dried quick enough not smudge and didn’t soak in to regular pads either. Overall I liked them. They also do a grey set so maybe I’ll give them a try once these wear out (or I see them on offer, or just see them…)
Stand by for my next pen find soon.