Top Ten Pens (Non-Fountain Pens)

With the top ten non-fountain pen list, I decided I needed to break it up into two categories, refillable pens and non-refillable. I didn’t want to call the first group disposable pens because, in some cases, the refill can be replaced, but generally speaking, they are sold to be used until the refill is empty…

Pen Review: Zig Clean Color Dot Double Sided Markers

I was absolutely tickled to find the Kuretake Zig Clean Color Dot Double Sided Markers recently. There are 12 different colors available (available in a set for $35 or individually for $3.30 each). I decided to just try a few colors to start. Usually, I’m inclined to get the whole set, every color, but this…

Pen Review: Yookers Felt-tipped pens

Pen Review: Yookers Felt-tipped pens

By Jessica Coles Just before I left for the San Fransisco Pen Show, I was browsing through new pen products on various retailer sites (yes, I know I was about to go to a pen show, but I wanted to make sure I wouldn’t miss anything new). I came across Yookers pens on Pen Chalet’s…

Brush Pens, Part 2: Water-Soluble Felt Tips

Guest review by Tina Koyama. In part 1 of the brush pen series, I covered felt-tipped waterproof pens. This review is about 11 brush pens with similar compressed-fiber tips but containing water-soluble black inks. In general, I’d say the tips behaved in the same ways as their waterproof-ink counterparts of comparable size. One of my…