Woolworths Gel Pens (20 Pack)


Review of Woolworths Gel Pens (20 Pack)

Test Picture Colored with Woolworths Gel Pens

Test Picture Colored with Woolworths Gel Pens

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Basic Description

Woolworths Gel Pens are gel pens with a hexagonal barrel shape. Set contains glitter, pastel and neon gel pens. They are sold in a maximum of 20 count packets in Woolworths Stores in Australia.

Pros

  • Inexpensive gel pens
  • Hexagonal barrel
  • Smooth flow of ink with no skipping during coloring
  • Good basic range of colors and ink types eg glitter, neon and pastel
  • Color indicator on lid is a reasonable indicator of the gel ink color
  • Vibrant color
  • Medium to fine nibs so able to color in tight, detailed spaces
  • Come in a hard plastic case good for travel

Cons

  • No metallic or classic gel inks
  • No comfort grips
  • Wet ink on application requires drying time and can easily smear until dry
  • Some bleed through and shadowing on basic photocopy paper
  • Thinner papers can buckle due to the wetness of the ink
  • Pastel inks can sometimes skip while coloring

Price Range

  • $ – typically AUD $5.00 / US $3.75 / £2.60 / €3.30 or less

Comments / Recommendations

  • A good cheap starter pack of gel pens with a reasonable color and ink type range
  • These pens do not require any pressure to get the best out of them so if you have any fine motor, hand or arm problems these may be a suitable option

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