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Welcome back to my Inktober supplies review series! Last week, we started with the blue sketch pencils by Caran d’Ache and finished up with a sneak peek (?) of the inking for today’s post. Here’s the picture inked with today’s tool, the Prismacolor Premier 0.005 XtraFine Line pen:
Here’s a close-up of the pen:
But. . . I made a mistake. The whole point of this series was to review the items I used last Inktober, right? Well, last October I didn’t have a Prismacolor 0.005 pen. I mostly used a dollar store gel pen instead. This pen, in fact:
Well, as the picture is already inked, I thought hey! We can do something fun, and compare / contrast the Prismacolor pen with the dollar store pen! \(^u^)/
The Short Version: During Inktober, I was quite content with the dollar-store pen. Turns out, cheap art supplies work well, too! But overall, I would go with the Prismacolor Premier pen as it is colorfast and smear-resistant.