Why Watercolor Markers? 5 Reasons You Need to Add Watercolor Markers to Your Collection

Why Watercolor Markers?

As an artist, you need a tool that can keep up with your ever-changing creative ideas. Watercolor markers make the perfect creative companion for when that inspiration strikes.

Here are 5 reasons you need to add watercolor markers to your collection of art materials.

1. Portable

Watercolor markers will modernize the way you work with the medium. The magic of vibrant watercolor is at your fingertips in the form of a simple and handy marker. Watercolor markers support spontaneous sketching, painting, hand lettering, and more. Always ready for their next project, just add water to create a watercolor painting.

2. Versatile

Not only are watercolor markers easy to take with you wherever you go, but they are also versatile in the way that they are used. Watercolor markers are filled with water soluble ink, meaning they can be used on their own or used with water to create watercolors. This versatile ink allows artists of almost all methods to enjoy the markers. Aside from their ink, watercolor markers are also created with two nibs. Which brings us to our third reason you need watercolor markers...

3. Dual Nibbed

Watercolor markers are created to offer maximum creative opportunities for artists. That is why we created both our Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers and Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers with dual nibs. The double-ended markers are multi-functional, offering thousands of creative possibilities.  

Two Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers are created with a fineliner and brush nib. The fineliner nib is flexible, thin, and metal-cased to prevent breaking. It draws a line of 0.4mm. making it ideal for adding small details, contours, thin lines, and lettering. The soft flexible brush nib offers a number of options for transitioning from fine lines to broad strokes. This nib is perfect for drawing, painting, and hand lettering.

Albrecht Durer Watercolor Marker

Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers are created with a brush and fiber-tip bullet nib. The design of the brush nib allows for various strokes of thickness. The soft, flexible nib retains its shape and is ideal for watercolor painting, drawing, and large-scale work. The fiber-tip bullet nib can create strokes between 1-2mm depending on the drawing angle and is great for spontaneous sketching, fine lines, and detailed work.

4. Water Soluble

Watercolor markers create beautiful vivid colors on their own. Add water and the vivid colors intensify and transform to beautiful watercolors!

Two watercolor markers with hand lettering

The fully water soluble Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers are created with a water-based dye inks, allowing for a larger and brighter color selection of 60 colors for artists to create with.  

Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers are also fully water soluble. They are created with highly pigmented, water-based inks that are lightfast, making them ideal for professional artists. Available in 30 colors.

5. Easily Blendable

Two watercolor markers with a watercolor horse

Their dual nibbed design and water-soluble ink make watercolor markers easy to use when experimenting with different blending techniques. Check out our blog posts: Watercolor Marker Tips &Techniques with Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers and Basic Watercolor Techniques Watercolor Markers.

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