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Painting/doodling on my white Hydroflask

I'm planning to make multiple small doodles of baby pandas on my new hydroflask. But I'm afraid if I choose a wrong tool to do it, the dishwasher may spoil it. Can you please advice on the following: ...
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Is there a specific type of pen/marker that won't rub off on EVA foam?

I've tried using gel pens, ballpoint pens, sharpies, markers (although this was an obvious answer) and felt tip pens on colored craft (EVA) foam, but they all seem to smudge or never fully dry. The ...
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How can I fix my silver sharpie? [duplicate]

So recently I pulled my mint condition -or so i thought- silver sharpie out from my art box. I never dipped it in anything or something, but for some reason, the nib has turned brown and only a small ...
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What papers are suitable for markers?

I am planning on using markers for a drawing. As I have never used markers, I lack knowledge about them. Is it okay to use them on normal drawing paper, or should I use sketch paper?
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Blend colors with markers

I have experience with drawing with color pencils, water colors and pastel. Now I want to try it with markers. As I am a newbie to markers, I have a lack of knowledge about those. I wonder if it is ...
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Any White Pens/Markers To Write Over Black Pens?

I'm just getting into drawing, and I've made a sketch that I would like to fill in with black, red, and white pens (or markers). Since pen is permanent, though, I'm concerned that I might accidentally ...
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What markers are like sharpies without the fumes?

My 5-year-old's gotten really into drawing all kinds of things with sharpies, but the smell is pretty awful (and mildly unhealthy). What marker has the look-and-feel without the fumes. The super-...
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Why is my metallic Sharpie drawing thinned out and transparent lines?

I recently bought a gold Sharpie marker (regular Sharpie, not the oil-based ones), but it's writing almost clear. It's not dried up, there's plenty of liquid, but the color is very thinned out and ...
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Techniques for markers

I was gifted a small set of quality markers (think Copic, not Crayola). The last time I used markers to color was as a kid where I just scribbled in solid colors. The ink was always a little uneven ...
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How can I ensure my marker tips don't get destroyed?

I work a lot with younger children, and we do a lot of crafts. Of course, after using markers, we always end up with destroyed marker tips, like shown: Now that's a problem. Not only does everyone ...
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Mixing Winsor & Newton Pigment Markers & Copic Markers

I've been using Copic markers for a while and realize they are alcohol based markers. However, I've recently acquired some Winsor & Newton Pigment Markers which seem to be something different. I ...
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Do certain markers work better on felt?

I'm about to start on a project made of felt. I'm making caterpillar segments out of felt, and I need to mark alphabet letters on the back. This project is for kids. They'll make their caterpillar ...
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