Brush Markers

Create vibrant water based works with quality brush markers from Spotlight. Shop brush tip markers and create beautiful water art.

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Enjoy Beautiful Brush Markers At Spotlight

Do you love creating luscious linework and gorgeously curved lines? Then you'll adore the vibrant colours and soft brush tips of the brush marker range from Spotlight! Brush markers are easy to use and can be used by artists of all ages and experiences to create eye-catching works of art.

Many brush pens and markers come with dual tips, with a brush tip and a chisel tip, which give you the ability to create smooth and angled lines with the same device. Check our popular brands like Ironlak and Tombow for quality water-based and watercolour brush markers you can trust!


What can I do with brush pens?

Brush markers are a versatile tool that can be used for linework, letting and colouring. Use the brush tip for flowing, curved lines and the chisel tip for hard, angled lines on paper, card, glass, wood, canvas and pottery.

They are the perfect tool for cardmaking, scrapbooking, poster-making and even a bit of calligraphy! Whether they have water or alcohol-based inks, the colours provided by brush pens are absolutely incredible!


Brush marker FAQs

What is a brush marker?

A brush marker, also known as a brush pen, is a marker with a brush-shaped tip, similar to that of a paintbrush without the individual bristles. This tip is flexible and should keep its shape, allowing you to create lines with varying thicknesses depending on how you angle the brush and how hard you press the pen down.


How to use brush pens

Water-based and watercolour brush pens can be used like any regular marker and can be used on most dry, solid surfaces. The angle at which you use the pen and the pressure you apply will change the shape of the lines you create, allowing you to create elegant linework using both the brush and chisel ends.


How long do brush pens last?

If you take care of them, brush pens should last you a few years. This means always capping them when they're not in use and not pressing the nibs down so hard that they are damaged. You should also refrain from using brush markers on rough surfaces like concrete as this can cause the nibs to fray and tear. Of course, if you're using your markers for hours every day, they may run out of ink quicker than this!


What Else Can I Find At Spotlight?

The range of drawing tools at Spotlight includes many kinds of pens and markers, including:

  • Calligraphy pen sets: These handy packs contain a variety of calligraphy pens with different nibs and in gorgeous colours. Whether you just need a new black calligraphy pen or you're after a brand-new metallic pen set, you can find it here.
  • Gel pens: Known for their creamy ink and bold colours, gel pens are a must-have in your pencil case. Grab a pack of pastel or neon gel pens and enjoy creating beautiful linework every time!
  • Fine liners: One or two black fine liners should always be in your pencil case, as they're super handy for lining artwork, lettering and creating fine details in your drawings. They also come in a range of colours.

Browse the full range of art pens online.


Find the right brush markers at Spotlight

Ready to dive into the wonderful work of brush markers? Browse the full range of art supplies online, pay your way and we'll deliver your brush marker pens straight to your front door. Otherwise, visit your nearest Spotlight store to shop for brush markers in person.

For more art and craft ideas, check out some of our amazing create blogs like our how to mix paint colours, mastering drawing with markers and your guide to soft pastels articles. And for more information on what art supplies you might need to buy, check out our buying guides on paper and card, scrapbooking and pens, pencils and markers.

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