Akashiya Sai ThinLine Brush Pen - Extra Fine - Sumiiro (Sumi Black)

$4.95
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3.6 (5 reviews)
DescriptionSpecifications
Summon the beauty of Japan for your artwork, using the Akashiya Sai ThinLine brush pens in nature-inspired traditional Japanese colors. The extra-fine tip on each pen draws sharp, precise lines that bring elegance to your calligraphy and cards, and dynamic movement to your comic illustrations and other drawings. Your line types can vary from voluminous swells to fine, delicate lines. The tip is diligently hand-crafted from man-made fibers and is about 2 mm wide. It is highly elastic, giving you precise control. The water-based pigment ink is fade-resistant and waterproof when dried, which is great for outlining watercolor works.
Model NumberAKASHIYA TL300-01
Weight0.3 ounces
ManufacturerAkashiya
Body Color Silver
Body Material Plastic
Clippable No
Color Set No
Design Style Slim, Thin Line
Diameter - Grip 8.1 mm
Diameter - Max 8.1 mm
Grip Color Silver
Grip Material Plastic
Ink Refillable No
Length - Capped 16.7 cm
Length - Posted 18.5 cm
Length - Uncapped 16.0 cm
Mechanism Capped
Pre-Installed Ink Color Sumiiro (Sumi Black)
Tip Length 7.6 mm
Tip Material Synthetic Hair
Tip Size Extra Fine
Tip Type Brush

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This is an elegant brush...
July 17, 2013
This is an elegant brush pen. The bristles come to a long tapered point and are nicely resilient. Line thickness varies from hairlines to medium. The ink is a nice cool grey that is completely waterproof. Like the other Akashiya thin pens, the ink flow is moderate, not wet. You need a more sparing ink flow with very fine brushes, or their hairlines would quickly get too thick. When I draw on smooth surfaces like Bristol board, I can achieve beautiful calligraphic lines at comfortable pace. However, I actually use it most on cold-press watercolor paper, because I like how the ink lines become more textured and sketchy, almost like pencil. (I generally wash over the lines with watercolor, and have never had problems with the ink running.)

4 people found this helpful
ebenfatto
I bought one to use for...
October 24, 2014
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I bought one to use for comic book inking. It's really great! The lines are smooth and consistent. You can't get that thick of lines but it's great for detail work. The ink is dark enough for a scanner to pick up but I wouldn't use it to fill large areas. Overall, great product.
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One of my most favored...
January 28, 2015
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One of my most favored and versatile art tools.
thepurplehusky
I believe I need to practice...
October 25, 2014
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I believe I need to practice with this and then I will see all of the benefits of this product. It sure is light to the touch -- so it is more me than the product.
Terrible. Ink flow is...
May 29, 2013
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Terrible. Ink flow is awful. Pen is 1/2 dried out straight out of the sealed bag. Glad I only bought one.
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