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  I tend to work in ink..., July 14, 2014
I tend to work in ink and water-based mediums a great deal and wanted to try something different from Microns, so these pens seemed like something to check out. They feel a little heftier than Micron pens which is a plus in my book, and they're very nicely designed. The ink flow in most of them is good, but I did encounter some skipping in the two larger pens, the 05 and 10.

However, while these pens have "waterproof" right across the side, they definitely aren't. I got some light gray streaking after more than one very small pass with my water brush pen. This got worse with the larger sized pens, and happened even after I let the lines sit for a while. They hold up fine against Copic marker, though, so I guess I'll just be avoiding these when I want to break out my watercolors.

Overall these aren't bad pens if you work with marker or want a set that you don't want to worry about the tips over, but if you're looking for waterproof or 100% solid ink flow, go with Microns. Not sure if I'd buy them again since I'm not completely in love, but I'll probably get some decent use out of them in my sketchbook.
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