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Discover a whole new world of Pens with ArtStore Online. At ArtStore Online, whether you are an avid painter, illustrator or a complete beginner, we will strive to help you with whatever you're after! We strive to bring you the best pen brands available, and have a wide range of art & craft supplies from trusted and respected brands from around the world, including Artline, Hybrid, Pilot, Stabilo, STAEDTLER and more!   
  • Pilot FriXion Clicker Pens

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    Pilot FriXion Clicker Pens are a unique pen featuring a special thermo-sensitive gel ink that is erasable using friction! By rubbing the silver tai...

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  • Faber-Castell Loom Ballpoint Pen

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    Faber-Castell Loom Ballpoint Pen is an eye-catching pen that comes in a bold, orange colour with a silver finish. The metallic lacquering results i...

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  • Hybrid Deluxe Gel Grip Metallic Roller Pens

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    Hybrid Deluxe Gel Grip Roller Pens are a great addition to your home and studio! Featuring an elegant, streamlined barrel with a soft rubber grip f...

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  • Pilot FriXion Ball Eraser Gel Pens

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    Pilot FriXion Ball Eraser Pens are a favourite among home and office users, featuring a thermo-sensitive gel ink that is erasable using friction! B...

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  • STAEDTLER Ball 432 Ballpoint Pen Pack

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    STAEDTLER Ball 432 Triangular Ballpoint Pen Pack contains 10 reliable ballpoint pens in a mix of black, blue, and red inks. Their ergonomic triangu...

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  • Hybrid Deluxe Gel Grip Roller Pens

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    Hybrid Deluxe Gel Grip Roller Pens are a great addition to your home, office, or studio! Featuring an elegant, streamlined barrel with a soft rubbe...

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  • STABILO 308 Liner Retractable Ballpoint Pens

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    Stabilo 308 Liner Retractable Ballpoint Pens are a great option for everyday use around the home, studio, and office. The pens are designed with ...

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What is a pen?

A pen is an instrument used for writing or drawing. It consists of a nib, which is the point of contact with the paper, and a barrel, which contains the ink. The nib is usually made of metal, and the barrel is often made of plastic. Pens come in a variety of colours, sizes, and styles.

What is the importance of a pen?

Pens are important because they allow us to communicate through writing. They also give us a way to express our thoughts and ideas on paper. Pens can be used for a variety of purposes, including schoolwork, drawing, and writing. Pens are a common tool for many people and are often used on a daily basis.

How many types of pens are there?

Pens come in a variety of colours, sizes, and styles. Some common types of pens include ballpoint pens, fountain pens, rollerball pens, and gel pens.

What is the difference between ballpoint pens and fountain pens?

Ballpoint pens have a small ball at the tip of the pen that rotates as you write. This allows the ink to flow smoothly onto the paper. Fountain pens have a nib, which is a small, pointed piece of metal. The ink flows from the nib onto the paper.

What surfaces can pens be used on?

Pens can be used on a variety of surfaces, including paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, and glass. However, each type of pen has a different nib that is designed for use on specific types of surfaces. For example, ballpoint pens have a rounded tip that is ideal for use on paper, while fountain pens have a pointed nib that is better suited for use on smoother surfaces.

What are some tips for using pens?

Here are some tips for using pens:

  • Choose the right type of pen for the surface you'll be writing on.
  • If you're using a pen with ink, be sure to store it properly so the ink doesn't dry out.
  • Test the pen on a scrap piece of paper before using it on your project.
  • If you're left-handed, look for pens that are designed for use by left-handed people. These pens have a special nib that prevents the ink from smudging.
  • When writing with a pen, hold it at a 45-degree angle to the paper.
  • Apply pressure evenly when writing so the ink flows smoothly.
  • If you make a mistake, use a pen with erasable ink to fix it.
  • Clean the nib of your pen regularly to prevent ink build-up.
  • Store pens in a cool, dry place to prevent the ink from drying out.
  • Pens can be a great way to express your creativity. Use them to write, draw, or sign your name. 

What are some things to avoid while using pens?

Some things to avoid while using pens include shaking or tapping the pen, storing the pen in a hot car, and leaving the cap off for too long. Ink can dry out quickly, so it's important to store pens in a cool, dry place. It's also important to keep the nib clean and free of ink build up.

What art supplies will I need when using pens?

When using pens, you will need paper, a pen, and something to write with. You may also want to have a pencil or pencil sharpener, an eraser, and a ruler. Coloured pencils, crayons, or markers can also be used to add colour to your drawings or writings.