Palette & Paper recently added three varieties of Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pens to our inventory. These Brush Pens are a favorite amongst those that do lettering, calligraphy, cartoonists, sketch artists and more.
Tombow is a Japanese company that has been making some of the best pens on the market for over 100 years. Their packaging is labeled in Japanese, so it can be difficult to know what you are buying. We wanted to provide this little guide to the three pens we have in stock.
Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen – Soft Tip, $3.50 (green packaging)
This Brush Pen is a similar barrel size to most regular pens making it easy to hold. The tip is very flexible and allows you to control the width of the pen stroke based on your pressure. It comes in black ink and reviews say that the tip stays sharp, even after months of use.
Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen – Hard Tip, $3.50 (blue packaging)
This Brush Pen is exactly like the Soft Tip version, with the exception of the tip. It has a regular size barrel and comes in black ink. Reviewers say the tip stays sharp after a lot of use. The hard tip is still flexible, but much firmer than the soft tip and you will notice the difference.
Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen – Double Sided, Gray/Black Ink, $5.50 (purple packaging)
This pen is slightly longer in length, but has the same regular sized barrel making it easy to hold. Both ends are soft tips – one in a light gray ink and one in black. The soft tip is very flexible and allows you to control the width of the pen stroke based on your pressure. The tip stays sharp and allows for precision.
Each of three pens comes with a small plastic template. The template is designed to help with spacing and writing kanji characters. However, it is handy to help with spacing and maintaining a straight line when writing English and other languages also.
Palette & Paper's blog is written by creative team member, Kimberly.
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