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Why Should You Use Chalk Markers?
The growing popularity of liquid chalk means you can easily find a suitable type for your project. Chalk markers come in a wide range of colors, finishes, and nibs — but the benefits don’t end there! Let’s take a look at each one:
Yellow sunshine, candy pink, desert green… choose from these unique shades and more when you draw with chalk pens! Create eye-catching artworks with bold and vibrant shades, including bright white, deep black, and even pastel hues.
Give your projects that extra oomph with metallic and neon markers. With liquid chalk, you’re not limited to just gold, silver, and copper — there are also sparkling blues, glowing greens, and shiny yellows that will surely catch everyone’s attention.
Chalk markers can be differentiated by their tips or nibs (the part of the marker that delivers the ink). Nibs range in size from 1mm (for fine writing or detail work) to 15mm (for sign making and large projects). Aside from size, you can also choose from two nib shapes: bullet and chisel. Bullet nibs are rounded and are ideal for general writing and drawing. Chisel nibs have a slanted end that can produce fine or thick lines, depending on the angle you hold them.
Most markers also come with reversible nibs, so you can simply switch it out when needed. This way, you get more uses out of just one marker.
Whether you’re a parent, artist, teacher, or business owner, chalk pens can help you express your creativity in the most colorful and convenient way. Use them for teaching, to-do lists, birthday cards, DIY decor, outdoor signs, menu boards… the list goes on and on! Best of all, these markers are dustless, xylene-free, and non-toxic, making them a great gift for kids and kids-at-heart.
Tips for Use
Excited to start working on your liquid chalk marker masterpiece? Before you start, there are a few things you need to know to keep your markers in working order. In the next section, you’ll get essential tips for activating your markers and getting the most out of them.
Let’s get started!