For artists who specialize in ink work, the Sakura Pigma Micron Pens are a must have set of drawing pens to add to your toolbox.
Drawing pens are an essential tool for artists of all levels and types. Even with the advent of computer-based drawing applications and digital drawing devices, the pen is still a versatile tool for art work. Regular pens can work in a pinch, but if you really want top of the line equipment for detailed and high precision work, then you should go for the Sakura Pigma Micron pens.
The Sakura Pigma brand is recognized around the world for producing professional inking pens, and used by comic artists, illustrators, watercolor artists, archivists, and laboratory professionals. The micron series are among the best for producing smooth, skip free writing and consistent lettering and line widths from rich black ink.
The Sakura Pigma Micron pens use ink that is archival quality on paper. This means that the ink is waterproof, chemical resistant, fade resistant, bleed free, quick drying and pH neutral. That’s why it is trusted and recommended not just by artists and calligraphers, but also by professionals from different fields who require precise and legible penmanship that lasts.
The pens are available in eleven (11) different nib sizes ranging from 0.05 mm (005 pen) all the way to 3.0 mm (3 pen), to suit different use cases. There is also a special brush pen which is suitable for Japanese and Chinese calligraphers. You can buy each of the pens individually or as collections described below:
- 3 Piece Set (01, 03 and 08 pens)
- 5 Piece Set (005, 01, 03, 05 and 08 pens)
- 7 Piece Set (005, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 and 08 pens)
- 8 Piece Set (005, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08 and 1.0 pens)
- 9 Piece Set (005, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 1.0 and Brush pens)
- 11 Piece Set (005, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and Brush pens)
If you’re a full fledged artist looking for the best quality tools to use for your line work, or you’re just looking for great pens that will make your handwriting look better than usual, the Sakura Pigma Micron pens are your best bet for producing the cleanest lines with the darkest ink.
Elias I. Rasmussen –
My teen girl would use this pen in drawing faces of people on things like bananas, eggs, and many more fruit. Its such a nice product. She asked that I get it for her, and I’m happy I did.
Bebic C –
These are beautiful drawing pens. The lines are sharp, precise, clean, and clear. As a comic artist, I use them a lot. They are just perfect for my line of work.