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I recently bought some Pentel

I recently bought some Pentel color brushes to add to my sketching set. I planned to use them on location, but upon testing them... it's not going to be possible.

I tested 5 colours (yellow, pink, red, sky blue and olive green).

Four of them were still damp 30 min. after painting on a 300gsm Canson paper.

The fifth one -olive green- was still damp 5 hours later.

No way I can use these on my sketchbook and risk smudging my drawings.

I've contacted Pentel to complain and suggest they amend their marketing or redesign their ink, as the drying time is far too long.

It's a shame because, otherwise, the design of the brushes is fantastic... only the drying time lets them down.