Faber-Castell Double ended felt tip pens

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These pens have wide felt tips, which can be used for large colour surfaces while the thin fine tips can be used for drawing fine lines. 

Special features of the Faber-Castell Double ended felt pens

  • Has a fine and broad pen tip
  • Water-based ink
  • The thick tip can be used for full colouring 
  • The thin tip can be used for fine lines and detailing
  • Comes in vibrant and bright colours
  • Washes out of most fabrics

Tips on how to use fine tip pens:

  • Choose the right paper: fine tip pens work well on heavyweight paper
  • Practice control: fine tip pens require a steady hand for precise lines. You can practice on how you control the pressure that you use to achieve consistent lines
  • Sketch lightly: try to sketch with a pencil first before this will allow you to make corrections before going over your lines with the fine tip pen
  • Use gentle pressure: fine tip pens are delicate. Use gentle pressure to avoid damaging your pen and to achieve consistent lines
  • Work in layers: start with lighter lines and gradually add darker lines or detail, this helps create depth in your artwork
  • Allow ink to dry: give your ink time to dry before erasing pencil lines or adding more layers of ink to prevent smudging
  • Clean your pens regularly: clean the tips of your pen regularly by scribbling on a piece of paper, this helps to remove any buildup of ink
  • Store properly: store your fine tip pens horizontally with the cap on to prevent the ink from drying out

Tips on how to use broad pens:

  • Hold the pen correctly: hold the pen at a comfortable angle. It might take some time to get used to the broad pen. You can practice on how to hold the pen that best suits you
  • Practice different strokes: before diving into letter writing, you should practice your brush strokes such as upstrokes and downstrokes. We have a free practice sheet available below
  • Control pressure: broad pens allow you to create thick or thin lines by the amount of pressure that you apply. Light pressure will create thin lines while a heavy pressure will create thick lines
  • Start slowly: take your time and write slowly. Taking time to colour in and let your ink dry between each layer of colouring to prevent smudging
  • Use guidelines: you can use grid paper or dotted journals to help you maintain letter height and spacing when writing letters
  • Be patient and persistent: practice makes perfect! Writing with a broad pen takes time and practice

Check out our free calligraphy practice sheet here!

We strive to deliver all orders within 3-5 working days

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:

  • Overnight delivery (Door to door - order to be placed before 10am - delivery next working day, excl. Saturday) R150
  • Main Centre door-to-door delivery R85
  • Regional door-to-door delivery R120
  • Door to locker - PUDO R100
  • Collection from our offices at Unit 3, Wildevoelvlei road, Heron Park, Imhoff Gift, Kommetjie, Cape Town FREE

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Karen Lung
Faber-Castell Double ended Felt Tip Pens

I love the range of colours that comes in the pack & I find the pens very versatile for colouring in with the broader side of the pen & the finer side for writing.

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