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This long-wearing painter's tool is designed to give you control in lifting and correcting, blending and softening, creating hard edges and perfectly straight lines, saving negative space, and applying masking fluid precisely. Any water-based medium flows smoothly, and cleans up easily. It can be cleaned with soap and water, and it is dishwasher safe.
An Incredible Nib is also included with the Incredible White Mask Frisket Kit.
Broad Incredible Nib
The white-barreled broad version of the Incredible Nib has a sharp point on one end and a ¼" diameter round wedge on the other.
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Custom Watercolor Pen
from Christiansburg, VA
Comments about Grafix Incredible Nib:
The pointy tip works great for putting down fine lines at an even width. The tips soak up watercolor like a brush, but don't bend. It's like a customizable watercolor pen. The tips also wash out as easily as a brush. You might want one for frisket and one for paint.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Progress is definitely a good thing!
By Karen the doodler
I learned about the Incredible Nib from reading Lian Quan Zhen's book on Chinese watercolor techniques (his work is amazing). The Art world is moving forward in great ways. I used to use a stylus with a metal nib that sometimes got rusty. Now we can use the Incredible nib. It's easy to wash, and takes the paint easily so there's no scratching the calligraphy paper. I love this for fine lines in watercolor painting and Sumi painting. The tip is hard so the lines are consistent.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
like it a lot!
By MK Murphy
from Ann Arbor, MI
I use the nib to apply masking for watercolors. Saves ruining a paint brush. And I like the fine point I can get with it. I used it to create fine grasses with great success. Bought several for my painting buddies.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Incredible Nib - A very helpful product!
from Ontario, Canada
Good product for lifting watercolour paint, especially thin lines. Both sides of the nib work really well.Being able to re-sharpen the point is very helpful.A light touch is needed as the abrasive edge will ruin the paperif too much pressure is used.I like it!
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Good for painting, not masking
from Brooklyn, NY
This behaves nicely as a way of applying watercolors and inks as if you are using a marker. But the texture of the nib becomes frayed very quickly when applying masking fluid and clogs up and stops being absorbent. If you want precision application of masks, use a ruling pen. If using a brush, let some soap dry in the bristles before using, then the masking fluid comes right off.
Graphic incredible nib
By Art fan
from Springfield, Illinois
Liquid frisket/masking material is difficult to apply for amateurs so you need the nib to help with application especially for fine lines. In comparison to other products on the market for the same purpose , this item is better made. Brushes aren't recommended unless you use ones you plan on throwing away when you are done.
from Scottsdale, AZ
Love this product. I am fairly new to watercolor and this is a must have tool for any watercolor artist!
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
By The Tsarina
from Laurens SC
I use the incredible nib with acrylics. It is perfect for making fine lines with more control than a brush. It works best if you soak it in water for a few minutes prior to dipping it into paint.I am very satisfied with the product. The shipping was very prompt as well.
(18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)
I should have bought this years ago!
By Robert Sloan
from Russellville, Arkansas
I've tried several types of masking fluid and different ways of applying it, especially for fine lines and smooth lines. The best luck I had up till now was not the fancy Masquepen setup, which blobbed and occasionally thinned or choked producing a randomly variable line with blots, but using a toothpick with Pebeo Drawing Gum. I had considered the Incredible Nib but after getting the Masquepen instead, I kept putting it off. Finally after the toothpick experiment I was convinced I needed to at least give it a try. I was happily surprised at how clean a line I got, much better than the toothpick if not as fine. The texture of the nib is unique, proprietary, there aren't any comparable products unless you could create one with the dried out tip of a marker -- and even then, that wouldn't really be as sturdy or solid, I don't think. This is what it is. I was also pleased to find out that I could paint or draw with it using other watermedia and plan on getting a second one for painting -- there's no way I'm going to use the same one for painting and masking or take any chance on staining colors getting into masked areas. The large one might be good for covering larger areas too, though I usually use a cheap expendable brush if I want to cover that much. It's the fine line aspect that really thrills me. Now if I can go using watercolor like a marker, then the large one may get very useful indeed as what it is, another size of tip. But for masking a cheap bristle brush quarter inch flat is as good for areas big enough to need it.
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Signed with Incredible Nib & gum, Robert A. Sloan
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