Remember 90s shoujo manga...
Remember 90s shoujo manga and the incredibly detailed, fine feathery lashes on
the characters' eyes? This is the pen for that. It's definitely hard to work
with, though. There's not much point to using it on paper without a good
'vellum' finish, because it will just scratch up too much of the paper. And it's
so delicate that even ink causes resistance as it dries!
I've gotten around that, though, by watering down my black ink. It still dries
waterproof on the paper, but it essentially washes itself off as I draw with it.
This new method is a relief, because my last maru nib was so damaged by
hard-drying ink that the ends snapped right off. But it's a trade-off, really-
anything which gives such a level of detail is going to be rather delicate.
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