I broke down...
, January 9, 2008
I broke down and bought a handful of Sakura Pigma Micron pens in these and other
sizes. They are okay for sketching, but are not good for technical drawing or
precision artwork. The ink isn't as dark as the descriptions imply. And even
worse, they are disposable, like quality technical instruments were.
I long for the time (about 35 years ago) when I could get an beautiful, finely
made Mars body to go with it's jewel tips for wonderful drawing. (I still have
the body, infact, but can't find the tips for it.) I truly regret my lack of
foresight in stocking up on those fine instruments and getting stuck with the
cheap technical pens of today and especially these envionmentally unfriendly
Sorry, Sakura. If you want to make a true contribution to artists and renderers,
return to those thrilling days of yesteryear!