JetPens Blog

May 22, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Pen Perks

We're giving away this special sketch set! Let your imagination flow with the smooth Rhodia R premium paper, colorful Pentel sign pens, and a cute pen case to hold all your essentials. Read on to find out how to enter!

New products are in!

This week's new arrivals feature lovely fountain pens as well as inks and paper to pair them with! Keep on reading to find out more.

May 19, 2015 - Posted by Ryan to Guides

The color gray has a bit of a PR problem. According to Wikipedia, gray is seen as the color of boredom, conformity, and indifference. While it is easy to overlook gray inks in a world full of vibrant blues, greens, and oranges, doing so would be a mistake. Gray ink can imbue words with a sense of refinement, subtlety, and depth. Additionally, many artists prefer gray inks for drawing and sketching since they are more versatile than black ink, allowing the creation of lighter or darker effects by varying the strength of their pen strokes.

Now, let's take a look at some of our favorite gray inks and what they have to offer!

New products are in!

This week features a great selection of products for writers and crafters! From ergonomic pens to artsy pencils to fun crafting supplies, you're sure to find just what you need.

May 12, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Guides

Pens are often advertised as being ergonomic, but the meaning of the words tends to get lost in a haze of marketing speak. What exactly makes a pen ergonomic? There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution, since ergonomics vary from person to person, depending on the size and shape of their hands, as well as any pre-existing medical conditions, such as carpal tunnel or arthritis. With that in mind, this guide will help you parse through ergonomic pen options and also give some tips and tricks along the way.