Types and Usage
A pen is a common writing instrument used to apply ink to a surface usually paper for writing or drawing.
There are various types of pens.
Reed pen: Generally made from bamboo is still used in some parts of Pakistan by young students.
Quill pens: It is a writing instrument made from a moulted flight feather of a large bird.
Dip pen: A pen consist of a metal nib with capillary channels like those of a fountain pen, nibs mounted in a handle or holder often made of wood bone metal and plastic
Ruling pen: Drawing instrument, for drawing with ink or with other drawing fluids
A ruling pen contains ink in a slot between two flexible metal Jaws which are tapered to a point.
Modern types of pen
Ball pen: A pen that dispenses ink over a metal ball at its point i. e., over a ball point
Roller ball pens: A pens which are ball point writing mechanism with water based liquid or gelled ink.
Fountain pen: A nib pen that unlike its predecessor the dip pen contains an internal reservoir of liquid ink.
Felt Pen: A pen which has its own ink source and a tip made of porous, pressed fibers such as felt.
Gel Pen: A pen that uses a gel-based ink, combining the permanence of oil-based ballpoint ink and the smooth glide of water-based ink.
Highlighter Pen: A broad felt-tipped pen used to overlay transparent fluorescent color on text or a part of an illustration, leaving it legible and emphasized.
Brush Pens: The tool for you offering deep rich black color and varying lines widths depending on applied pressure.
Technical Pen: An excellent tool for illustrations, sketching, or writing.
Marker Pen: Smooth expressive long-lasting color for the artist in all of us.
Multi-functional Pen: Provide more than just one purpose.