Apparently, I bought the Winsor & Newton watercolor marker in Payne’s gray sometime last year and promptly forgot about it, but it works out because now I can follow up on my review of the Winsor & Newton pigment marker sooner rather than later.
I found this Winsor & Newton pigment marker still in its individual clear wrapper while straightening up my desk the other day.
I’m pretty sure Winsor & Newton was handing them out as a promotional item at a convention last year, or at least, I don’t have any record of having actually bought this marker myself. Which is good because I don’t like it at all.
I like being able to add grey tone to my pen sketches sometimes, so in addition to regular black brush pens, I’m always on the lookout for good grey brush pens.
Akashiya Sai watercolor brush pens come in a variety of colors, but to start off, at least, I was only interested in their grey.
As I’ve said, Kuretake’s brush pen numbering scheme really makes no sense. The Kuretake #13 is a cartridge-filled, synthetic hair brush, but the Kuretake #14 is a disposable felt tip, nevermind that Kuretake has several un-numbered lines of disposable felt tips??
But whatever. Every brush pen’s worth a go, yeah?