Filed has a new product called NeoSketch and they were very kind enough to let us try it out. We’ll be sharing our thoughts and review about the NeoSketch markers and we hope it could help you in purchasing your pens!
The One Called Filed NeoSketch
Disclaimer: Filed sent us these markers to try and review them. All opinion are ours. Cross-posted on MQ’s Scribbles.
As an art group, we expose ourselves as much as possible to various tools and materials present in the market. It is one of the best ways of finding the tools you are most comfortable. Not only that, but it would also be helpful in your own art journey. Correct?
It is a first for us to participate in something like this. We are very much excited!
This is something new to us and we hope we could give you a guide that would be useful as a reference for you in your future purchases.
We’re here to share our most honest thoughts and opinion about these. ☺️
Packaging is really nice. It arrived in a white box with a red wrapper inside. Unraveling it was giving us a feeling of an early Valentine’s Day already.
For people like us, we love to receive art materials especially markers and even papers as gifts! It may not be the grandest but it’s one of the most loving gestures.
How the pens look
Once unboxed, this is how they look!
NeoSketch markers have two tips. One broad or chisel tip which is good for gothic calligraphy or even italics. The other tips is fine or brush tip which can be used for touch-ups, brush strokes and even illustrating!
For artists like us, these markers are great for doodling, sketching, illustrating and even lettering or calligraphy.
How convenient, right?
Using the NeoSketch Markers
So now, let’s go on to what she discovered when she tried these out:
- It’s easy to use in terms of writing, doodling and even illustrating.
- Mixing may be done pen to pen and also with the use of a waterbrush pen.
- It is blendable with water, it may be used as a watercolor and aid you to create gradients. From a single color provided in the label, blending it will allow you to discover and create a new palette.
- The ink is water-based therefore it does not emit or possess any odor. Moreover, inks are very pigmented and really show the true color on the covers.
- Brush tips is flexible and soft so if you’re going to use it, be careful not to damage it. Light pressure may be needed.
- Price wise, it is very affordable. At Php 525 ($ 10 roughly), you can have a dozen of markers!
Those are the pros about the markers and here are the cons to these markers:
- When she opened the pens and tried them, she noticed that there were small frays but she shrugged it off and continued writing. It still produced wonderful outcome!
- In layering your strokes, paper may get little tears so it’s advisable to let the first layer dry out first before writing down the second layer.
For more details on how to use it, here’s a video.
Here’s the output of what she wrote on a Limelight Sketchbook using Filed’s NeoSketch markers. Some may need time in figuring out the best way for them to use it but once you do, you’ll get the hang of it.
Frankly, these markers are part of my favorites now!
It’s easy to use, very affordable and truly very friendly to aspirants and artists! And I’m recommending it to you! 💙
To order, just go to their website!
Cross-posted on MQ’s Scribbles.