Akashiya Sai Watercolor Brush Pen - 5 Summer Color Set

$17.50
3.7 (3 reviews)
DescriptionSpecifications
This set includes 5 Summer themed SAI watercolor brushes. The colors are: Sky Blue, Indigo, Lime Green, Dark Blue, and Tea Brown.

The innovative design of these SAI brush pens from Akashiya is what helped it win the 2007 ISOT Stationery of the Year award in Japan. SAI brushes have the potential to revolutionize painting as we know it, allowing artists to create beautiful artwork from an elegant, non-messy tool. The brushes are a great combination of traditional sumi-e (Asian art) brush quality and modern brush functionality and portability.

SAI brushes are the first of its kind to reproduce water-soluble brushes in a self-contained, disposable form. It can be used with a water brush (such as the Pentel Aquash) to produce amazing gradients and effects. Colors can be mixed with water to create lighter shades, and colors can be combined with other colors to create new colors, etc. The brushes are always ready to paint whenever you are, and you can cap them when you are finished. No wonder they created so much buzz in Japan. JetPens is proud to search out great products like these and bring them to you!

There are 20 beautiful individual brush ink colors available. A special pigment ink waterproof outline brush is also available for drawing purposes.

Like many watercolors, the SAI brush colors other than Black are not light resistant, so colors will fade if kept in sunny areas. These brushes are perfect for journaling or painting artwork for indoors.

Model NumberAKASHIYA CA200-5VB
Weight2.1 ounces
ManufacturerAkashiya
Body Color Black
Body Material Plastic
Clippable No
Color Set Yes
Diameter - Grip 9 mm
Diameter - Max 9 mm
Grip Color Black
Grip Material Plastic
Ink Characteristics Water-Soluble
Ink Refillable No
Length - Capped 16.9 cm
Length - Posted 19.1 cm
Length - Uncapped 15.8 cm
Mechanism Capped
Pre-Installed Ink Color Sky Blue, Indigo, Lime Green, Dark Blue, Tea Brown
Tip Length 9 mm
Tip Material Synthetic Bristles
Tip Replaceable No

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The Sai watercolor brushes...
April 9, 2014
The Sai watercolor brushes are fabulous. The colors are complex and the brush points are sharp for super fine lines. These have real bristle brushes, not a foam brush-shaped tip so they take some practice to get a great range of shapes but they are so beautiful and super juicy too.

LOVE!
3 people found this helpful
I have the whole set...
January 3, 2015
I have the whole set and highly recommend it. I use these for lettering and a little bit for sketching. These have perfectly shaped tips with a lot of snap, and they maintain their shape well. They will create very thin lines, almost a hairlines depending on the user's steadiness, and on up to very thick strokes. It's fun to experiment with water also as they are blendable enough to do washes. You can do detail work but I would recommend a smaller brush, especially for beginners.
2 people found this helpful
These pens are totally...
May 24, 2013
These pens are totally worthless. They streak. The brush has no shape at all. They are beyond cheap. After years of recommending JetPens to students, I am hugely disappointed in the indifferent and defensive "service." Shop elsewhere, folks!
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