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White and Metallic Silhouette Sketch Pen Review

Silhouette sketch pen, white, metallic, review
As you may or may not know I finally got the Silhouette CAMEO...yup totally been working on the Portrait, without a problem in the world, for about a year now. But I put on my big girl pants a few weeks ago when the price was right and got myself a Silhouette CAMEO bundle.  

The bundle included the Metallic Silhouette Sketch Pens which I was excited about because I've honestly never used Silhouette's brand of sketch pens before. I always make my own sketch pens or use a regular ol' Bic with my Amy Chomas holder.

Anyway...I thought how perfect the white Silhouette Sketch Pen would be to make a chalkboard-style Christmas card. The pens fit in the holder perfectly so there's no messing around with a popsicle stick to make sure the pen doesn't drag across the page.  That's a big plus for me!

Silhouette sketch pen, white, metallic, review, Silhouette Cameo

I sketched on black construction paper with the white pen but when in dried, the white was very subtle and more like a gray which was not really the look I was going for.

(Note: I intentially did not edit this photo in any way so you could see the true colors.) 
Silhouette sketch pen, white, metallic, review, Silhouette Cameo

It would have been like totally awesome if the white was actually white. I am so bummed to say I'm disappointed in the lack of white-ness and brightness here.  It may be merry, but it's not bright...(sorry, had to.)

To give the card a little glam, I also did an internal offset on the wreath and switched out my white sketch pen to the metallic bronze.  I am much more satisfied with the bronze than the white which is kind of a bummer since I think the white is probably the color I'd use most in the whole set.

Silhouette sketch pen, white, metallic, review, Silhouette Cameo

I am still testing some other chalkboard pens with tips 1mm-3mm so I can get the very fine point and I am hoping that at least one of them can pass my white and bright test.

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