A Long-Awaited Announcement
When it comes to small-tipped brush pens, the Tombow Fudenosuke brush pen is second to none. I’ve used the Fude for years, and it has become a staple in my hand lettering kit. But there has always been something missing from my Fudenosuke experience — color. That is, it was missing. Recently, Tombow announced their brand new and much-coveted line of color Fudenosukes and I was able to get my hands on them before they hit the market. Now I’m going to share all the reasons that these brush pens rock in my Tombow Fudenosuke color review.
My Tombow Fudenosuke Color Review
These Tomobw Fudenosuke color brush pens are so freakin’ cool, I gotta say. I haven’t had them for long, but I’ve used them left and right and they are everything I hoped for.
Where to Find Tombow Fudenosuke Color Brush Pens
Since these pens are brand new to the world, they aren’t widely available. In fact, as far as I know, the only place you can get yourself a set of Fudenosuke colors is through the Tombow website directly. I’m sure they will soon start filtering into art stores and onto Amazon, but for now, you need to head here to get your hands on these beauties.
How much do I love the Fudenosuke color brush pens? Let me count the ways.
Smooth Writing Action
As with their black and grey counterparts, the Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens are smooth as butter on the page. Writing with these brush pens is very easy and enjoyable.
Easy to Control
These brush pens are easy to control as you letter, which makes them great for beginners. They’re so easy to manage partly because of the firm brush tip and partly because they are more petite — unlike the Tombow Dual Brush Pens, which are a bit chunkier. Fudenosuke brush pens are more familiar to newbies because they are the size of a regular pen.
Perfect for Bullet Journaling
Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens are ideal for lettering in your bullet journal because of how small they are. You can easily navigate the more tight corridors of an A5 or A6 sized journal with thse brush pens.
Since the Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens are the size of normal pens, they are super easy to take with you to work, school, or anywhere else.
When I first broke into my Fudenosuke colors, I was blown away by their vibrant hues. These colors don’t back down! The Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens definitely shine and make your writing pop off the page.
There are two sides to everything, and the Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens are no different. Here are some of the less ideal qualities of this set.
Of course, we have to address the expense of these pens. The Tombow Fudenosuke color set has been sought after for a long time, so it’s no surprise that they aren’t exactly cheap. They aren’t wildly expensive either, but it’s enough to make you pause before hitting “order”. I imagine the price will go down after they have been on the market for a while, but you can expect the price to stay right where it is for a few months at least.
Limited Range of Colors
I love that Tombow finally pulled the trigger and released this set of Fudenosuke color brush pens, but I’m not personally a huge fan of this standard range of colors. I don’t dislike them, but I don’t tend to reach for the bold rainbow colors with my other brush pens. Perhaps I’m just greedy, but I’d love to see other palettes of colors, like the pastel or galaxy Tombow Dual Brush Pen sets. One of these days, I hope!
This set of Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens consists exclusively of hard-tipped pens. While this doesn’t bother me at all, I know it might be a big drawback for others. I know I enjoy the soft tip black Fudenosuke, but I don’t mind the hard tips at all. It’s just something to note if you’re not a big fan of hard tip Fudes.
Rejoice in the Rainbow
It’s been a long time coming, but it’s been worth the wait. The Tombow Fudenosuke color brush pens have totally rocked my world and I’m so excited to continue using them. There is nothing more exciting than seeing one of your favorite pens get new brothers and sisters. Hopefully, Tombow sees how happy we are with these brush pens and grows the line of Fudenosukes even more!
I hope you have found this Tombow Fudenosuke color review helpful! Let me know in the comments section what product you want me to review next, and head to the My Supplies page to see some of my other favorite materials!
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