Architects have their own tools of the trade, many of which are each worthy of getting their own individual attention. Each architect is different in how they go about selecting their pen of choice, but once they have chosen, they commit for life. Here is our list of Top 9 Best Pens for Architects.
The rapidograph uses rotring’s unique capillary cartridge. The pressure-equalization system, including ink helix is part of the ink cartridge which ensures that every time you change the cartridge, you get a clean new ink helix. This means that you never need to clean the ink helix and top reliability is guaranteed.
When accuracy, minute details and preservation count, the unparalleled archival quality of pigma micron pens makes them everyone’s first choice. Artist, writers and illustrators reach for pigma micron and know their work is safeguarded with the permanence of pigma ink. Experience smooth, skipfree writing and crisp ink colors that leave consistent lettering and lines every time. It has achieved universal appeal and is carried by technical professionals, artists and crafters alike anthropologists, entomologists, scientists, research laboratories, archivists, architects, professional diamond cutters, cartoonists, manga and anime artists, illustrators, heirloom quilters and decorative fabric artists. Features archival quality ink for use in acidfree environments, chemically stable, waterproof, fade resistant, no smears, feathers or bleedthrough on most papers. Applicable for graphic art, scrapbook, archival recording, pen and ink illustrations, freehand art, rubber stamps, cartooning and fabric design. Technical qualities are archival quality pigma ink, six point sizes, no smear or feather when dry, waterproof and chemical proof, fade resistant, does not bleed through most papers, meets astm and acmi nontoxicity standard and not evaluated for cosmetic use on skin. Set comes with 6 different pieces having sepia, royal blue, burgundy, hunter green, blue black and fresh green heritage earth colors.
Pigment Liner bonus sketch set of 6 liners- 4 + 2 free pack. Widths: 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 0.8 mm. Excellent for writing, sketching & drawing. Lightfast, waterproof, quick-drying smear free pigment ink. Long metal tip for use w/rulers & templates.
These pens are great to draw or write on fabric, as well as scrapbooks, cards, etc. We love the way they write and how they fit the hand. No need to worry about them rubbing or running onto other fabric when washed.
Faber Castell Pitt Artists Pens – Wallet set of All 6 Nibs in Black…Pigmented India Ink that is acid-free and archival (pH neutral). Smudge-proof and water resistant when dry. Inks contain the highest quality pigments for unsurpassed light-fastness. Pefect for sketches journals catooning and fine ink drawings.
The Pilot Drawing Pen features a fine tip for a 0.28mm stroke width and high quality pigment-based black ink for precise, waterproof drawing. The plastic tip ensures long-lasting durability. Supplied in a pack of 12, these pens are perfect for precise writing and technical drawing.
PENTEL COLOR BRUSH – Ink filled, nylon brush tip pen. The color brush retains characteristics of Japanese brushes, the versatility of good quality inks, the convenience of the pocket pen and offers the user an ever ready sketch and design tool. Uses the PEN-FR series refills. Nontoxic, conforms to ASTM D-4236.
These opaque felt tip markers can write on a variety of surfaces including plastic, metal, wood, glass, plaster, canvas and more. Paint can be scraped off from nonporous surfaces like glass, etc. but will adhere permanently to porous surfaces such as wood, paper, etc. Water-based pigment ink is non-toxic, lightfast and waterproof. The ink won’t bleed through paper (unlike alcohol-based markers) and is excellent for vibrant signs and craft work.
Copic markers are amazing. They blend very well, have great replaceable tips, and are refillable. These Sketch markers are better than the other three lines because they store more ink, have a nice brush tip, an oval shape that cuts down on hand cramps, and have the color code on the lids (you would not believe how useful this is).