JetPens Blog

April 14, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Guides

Artists, scientists, engineers, and even parents often have to write on non-paper media; to do so, they use pens that write on multiple surfaces, also known as multi-surface pens. We put our multi-surface pens to the test on four common surfaces: glass, plastic, metal, and cloth. The best pens of the bunch are gathered in the recommendation sections below—most of them work well on the tested surfaces, with the exception of cloth, which has one standout pen. Read on to see the different applications and recommendations for multi-surface pens.

April 10, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Pen Perks

We're giving away a classic set this week: a beautiful notebook with an elegant fountain pen. To find out how to enter, click through the jump!

New products are in!

This week we're going back to the basics with pens and pencils. Whether you're drafting, sketching, or simply writing, you'll find a great writing instrument that's sure to become a staple in your pen case!

April 7, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Guides

If you've been using a wooden pencil to do drafting or other drawings, you should seriously consider the lead holder (also commonly called a clutch pencil). Lead holders marry the advantages of the traditional wooden pencil—variable line width and expression flexibility—with the convenience of a mechanical pencil. Mechanical pencil users can also benefit from using a lead holder; since lead holders carry thicker pieces of lead, typically 2 mm and up, lead can be freely extended without fear of it breaking. Read on to see our favorites and if a lead holder is right for you!

New products are in!

Artists will appreciate the delicate natural hair brushes and lovely pencils in this batch of new arrivals, but we're spazzing over the Hello Kitty gel pens and animal paper clips! See more details after the jump.