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Where can I find super short pen refills?

So I'm making a portable mini pen which will need short pen refills. But I can't really find short pen refills on the market, the shortest one I found has the length of 2.6in (66mm) which if you look ...
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What are requirements for ballpoint/rollerball colour pens for art-grade drawing?

Some days ago I saw incredible coloured pen-drawings in some exhibition. I would like to try this medium myself. But before buying some pens I would like to get some requirements for ballpoint/...
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Best materials for a long-lasting scroll

I'm trying to make a scroll to document life events. The important requirements are: approximately 30cm wide by 2m tall relatively easy for other people to sign their names on it can be rolled up and ...
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What is the correct converter to fit my Inoxcrom fountain pen?

My grandfather left me an old Inoxcrom fountain pen that was given to him as a gift. I have been using it as a dip pen to write with, but am hoping to find a converter so I can use it on the go. I am ...
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Can I use gel pens on acetate sheets?

I want to trace the outline of buildings on a printed map onto something transparent, to then put on black paper. Will the ink from white gel pens stick to sheets of acetate? Or will I have to use a ...
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How do I get the barrel of my fountain pen when it's stuck from dried ink

I'm thinking of buying antique fountain pen, but the barrel is stuck to the nib and section because ink has dried it closed. I'm thinking ways to get it off. Maybe ultra-sound? Maybe soaking it in ...
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Correcting an error when using a Faber and Castell Pitt artist pen

I am quite a long way through a picture I am producing using Faber and Castell India ink Pitt artist pens. Last night I accidentally dropped one of the darker brown pens onto the picture, leaving a ...
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How to write neatly with pen and paper?

A while ago, I decided to learn to type with 10 fingers, rather than 2 (two index fingers). I followed a strict prescription of how to place the hand, and where to place each finger, etc. I learned ...
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How can I write in white ballpoint pen ink on black paper?

Are there white ink ballpoint pens (not a felt pen or fountain pen) that write on black paper, in a way that is close to frictionless and noiseless, with ink that dries fast and not blotchy on the ...