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|kodiakblair||21 Nov 2020 8:27 a.m. PST|
Voted "No" but I've definitely considered it.
|IronDuke596 ||21 Nov 2020 9:29 a.m. PST|
I have used other brands with micro tips to produce stripes and a beading effect.
|Frederick ||21 Nov 2020 11:08 a.m. PST|
I use Artists Pens in various colours
| etotheipi ||21 Nov 2020 1:10 p.m. PST|
Yes, it's mostly how I dot my eyes.
The ultra-fine is also good for plaid, stripes, and tattoos.
Underlayers are nice as most darker colours will bleed through lighter paints.
Sharpie paint pens also seem to work better for me to hit raised details, like one swipe with a silver paint pen to hit all the buttons down the front of a jacket.
|Gear Pilot||21 Nov 2020 3:12 p.m. PST|
I tried them once for black lining, but they ran after I dull coated them even though I let them dry for 24 hours.
|von Schwartz||21 Nov 2020 5:06 p.m. PST|
Gear Pilot, I used to have the same problem, try gloss coating the figs first then black line and shade wash if you desire, then dull coat.
I use them all the time for painting reins on 15mm cavalry, painting frogging on hussar jackets, piping and lace on hats, detailing flags, and other fine work. There are Sharpies and there are fine tipped brush pens, both very useful.
| John the Greater ||22 Nov 2020 7:00 a.m. PST|
I use old fashioned steel nib pens for a lot of the detail work.