acrylic paint pens

What are Acrylic Paint Pens?

Acrylic Paint Pens are the new way to explore your artwork with new techniques and tips.

These paint pens are Water-based, which are easy to work with. These pens give you a reversible nib which would allow you to press and get the amount of colour you want. Moreover, you don’t have to worry that you will run out of the paint pens ink because these paint pens can work long lastingly. So you can create anything without having a fear of running out of ink.

Now say bye-bye to paint Brushes, oil-based pens, water-ink pens as they make a lot of mess, washing and cleaning of brushes is also an essential part in watercolour paintings and does not give the results as expected, but these new Acrylic markers are the best solution to your creativity.

These paint pens are also called permanent paint markers in the market the reason for this name is the quality of paint pens itself because it never comes off and goes permanent if you handle the decorative work with care.

Things to Paint with Acrylics

You can paint many things with these acrylic paint markers, maybe you will forget the word count of the things because no matter what your canvas base Is, whether it is a rough surface, the plain surface of a paper, glass, mirror, ceramic, porcelain, fabric, wood, tracing paper, metal, river rock, pottery, chalkboard, leather, windows, pebble or a stone these Acrylic Paint Pens works very smartly according to the base as they are high pigmented and environment friendly. You can also use these paint markers on plants, pots and dry leaves. Rock painting is very common in now a days you can do paint rocks and decorate your room. These paint pens give imaginary results and can be used for outlining of your pictures, layering the base and filling of any image.

Acrylic Paint Pens blends very efficiently without hiding the base colour. We have been using oil-based pens and Ink pens from ages so we all know that if we are using an ink marker on a colour paper so the result could come out differently, the colour may not enhance like the original colour of pen. These pens get dry very quickly on a paper, and if we apply those pens on a white paper, so the results are accurate as we need. But those markers would not allow you to apply on any glossy surface no matter how much time we keep it after applying if we try to rub it with a finger these markers would come off quickly.

Art teachers are also training their students these type of tips and tricks to work with versatility, and most of the children enjoy working on shoes, papers, rock and display their work uniquely on many things with acrylic paint.

These acrylic paint pens come in glossy and glittery shades like metallic gold and metallic silver as well. These metallic colour shades look more elegant when applied to T-shirts, fabric, cap, and shoes. Nobody could recognize whether it is a fabric printing, rock painting or painting because of work finishing.

The paint pens are highly pigmented, and the quality of the material is also incredible. You will never regret spending money after buying these acrylic paint marker pens. You can decorate cards, make gift bags or gift papers by creating your design, you can also gift this set of markers pens to your loved ones on their birthdays.

Stango provides you with 18 colours of paint pens, so you can do your art projects and craftwork with these paint pens.

Now the question is how to paint with acrylic paint markers?

If you are a quick learner and if you have ever tried to work with art supplies, so It is not a big deal for you to deal with acrylic paint. Initially, you can give it a try on a piece of paper or card, and the most important thing is that You don’t have to worry about carrying a pallet of colours with a lot of paintbrushes because you don’t need those kinds of stuff now.

Step 1:

In the beginning, you have to shake your required colour paint pen very well so the colour can come to the nib easily.

Step 2:

Then you have to press the nib of your paint pen for a while so it can work unstoppable. If you see that the colour is coming out of the nib, this indicator shows that your colour paint pen is ready and you can apply it on the canvas in a way you want.

Step 3:

The base covering with paint pen is an essential part of your work. So make sure to apply a correct amount of acrylic paint colours to give it the best coverage. Be careful when you apply colours at the base part because it cannot be removed once it has done.

Look how easy is the procedure to use these pens if you know the correct steps.

Colour Mixing Techniques for Beginners

We can use three primary acrylic paint colours which are red, yellow and blue to make a new colour.

Mixing of Red and yellow make orange.

Blue and red colour make purple.

Red and white make pink.

Blue and yellow colour make green.

Above were the basic colours mixing methods with the help of primary acrylic paint colours, and if you learn the method to make colours it would be fun playing with colours and then you can make more colours by using these secondary colours.

If you are already an expert and well known to the tricks of acrylic paint colour mixing, then you can showcase your expertise by bringing this art on a canvas with few colours.

Steps of Colour mixing and painting with acrylic Paint Pens

Please keep in your mind that you can create a new colour with colour mixing technique, this method is effortless and easy. Just use a single colour Acrylic paint pen on anything and immediately apply the second colour to make a new one. Make sure the base colour should be wet and can easily blend with another.

Acrylic paint set comes in a different variety of colours, it will give magic to your artwork with beautiful and eye-catching enhancement. The choosing of colours is also an important part to display your work.

The next question comes in people’s mind is that how long does acrylic paint take to get dry?

So the answer to this question is acrylic paint markers dry time depends on your layering and the skin of your decoration piece. If you have applied a regular (thin) layer so it would take approximately 20 to 30 minutes but if you have used many layers of colours, so you have to keep it for minimum 2 hours. Maybe the time would exceed in the drying process if your surface is glossy and slippery. If your art is on glass and ceramic so after room drying keep that piece in a microwave for few seconds by doing this your work would be more permanent. If you are doing rock painting it will almost take 24 hours let your paint dry completely after applying on rocks.

People usually ask this question, can you use Acrylic paint on fabric?

So the answer is also yes. Indeed, this paint works very smartly and differently on different kind of things, but it absorbs in the base to display with it’s best. So the fabric is also one of the bases that can be used for Acrylics.

But do not wash that fabric because maybe washing can ruin your hours of hard work.

Does acrylic paint work on plastic?

Yes, it can work on plastic, but you have to be an expert before you choose to work on a piece of plastic or a plastic container, as plastic is very slippery comparatively in all decorative materials. It may also take a little more time in the drying procedure.

People also ask that can acrylic paint be used on glass?

Yes, acrylic paint can use on glass, mirror and ceramic. I have also mentioned a few tips for working on a glass surface. Please follow these steps as a guideline.

Tips to work on Glass or Mirror Surfaces

The steps should follow same as the other canvas, but the only difference on mirror and glass is to make an outline with thick or thin stoke and let it sit to the base of glass for a maximum time after that apply another colour to fill your design.

Then you will see the best results, and matt colours would come out to the glossy base. The same thing can be on the ceramic and slippery surface used.

Do not wash your painted object with hot water, you can easily clean this through normal tap water if needed. Some of the companies say that you can use water for washing, but we prefer you a big “No” to wash your art pieces.

If you want acrylic paint on glass permanently then you have to avoid water. In this case, you can keep your acrylic paint long-lasting.

Note: You can keep the glass or ceramic in the oven to let it dr, or you can also use a hairdryer to make it dry quickly.

Is acrylic paint washable?

Many acrylic painting product companies give a guarantee that their product is washable, and it won’t destroy your artwork. But we will not recommend you wash it because artwork can clean with a soft and dry piece of cloth. Water could cause damage to your work.

Paint pens for wood

These art pens are specially designed to apply on any materials but try to use the stiff nibs on rough surfaces like wood because the stiff nib would be easy to work on any rough surfaces.

What is acrylic based paint?

Acrylic-based paint is transparent, and it can use as an inner coat, but if you don’t have that base paint, then you can apply a white colour coat instead of acrylic-based paint.

How to seal acrylic paint?

You can seal acrylic paint with the help of a base coat along with a varnish coat then it will make the difference in your artwork.

What are white permanent marker pens?

White Permanent marker pens come along in a set of acrylic pens. It can be used as a base coat as well as colouring, filling and outlining purposes.

Watercolour painting with Acrylics

If you want your Acrylic painting look like more like watercolour painting, so you have to follow a few steps which are very basic, and without those steps, you will not be able to attain accurate results.

Firstly you have to choose thin consistency colours which are more transparent and have a soft texture.

You can also use the Acrylic pen Inks for this purpose.

Add 30% of water to dilute your paint because water allows the colour to spread and flow easily on a canvas and you couldn’t get this affect with your hand or any shape.

Make sure to wet your canvas a little before getting started and then apply your required colour on a wet canvas.

By following these steps, your image or artwork will look more like watercolour painting, but you will see the difference in Acrylic paint that your artwork will not chip or crack.

Things you should take care while using Acrylics:

Try to use these Acrylic colours or Acrylic paint pens on decorative items only.

Avoid using those pens on the items that are used for eating and drinking purposes because it could be harmful to your health because these colours are manufacture to display your artwork.

Please do not touch the coloured part while it is wet.

When the colour is wet, you can blend or mix it.

If the colour gets dry, then you will not be able to gain the colour of your requirement.

When you are working with Acrylics, you should wear old clothes or try to wear an apron because the colour gets permanent after it gets dried.

These Acrylics Paint Pens are safe for the children who are at the age of 5 and more, we do not recommend these paint pens under the age of 3.

If you feel that the tip of your colour paint pen is getting rough or is not giving you the strokes of your choice, in this case, keep that rough tip paint pen aside and make it reusable on the uneven surfaces.

Acrylic colours are opaque so it can give good coverage but if your base is very dark so here is another tip. You can apply a thin layer of white colour with the help of acrylic paint pens before starting your work with this method your work will look more proper. Professionals use this tip in every situation whether the base is light or dark, they apply a white colour as a basecoat.

You should take vibrant and sharp colours so the artwork could display very brightly.

If you feel that your art piece is dull and you are thinking to highlight your artwork more than a varnish can be sprayed or applied on the item to make it glossy and shiny, but varnish should also be applied if you are adult and know how to handle it.

Never use colour pens which contain a large amount of water because the water would not allow the colour to stay on a slippery surfaces so, you should apply pure colour on that type of base.


I am teaching you a few methods to create DIY crafts by using the cheapest material at home.

Making a decorative jar for candles

Required things: Take a set of different acrylic pens, pieces of mirror, an empty transparent jar or a container, set of acrylic marker pens.

Method: First of all, clean the jar with a dry cloth, then apply white or silver colour to the whole jar.

Let it dry first, in between take the mirror pieces and use different colours of paint on them with the help of acrylic pens and keep them for drying.

Once the jar and mirror pieces are dried out, stick them on the jar with the gap.

Make sure to stick them properly.

Your jar is ready to place a candle now.

Note: You can apply many ideas on a jar to display your work more beautifully with the help of these pens.

One more method of decorating a jar

Things required: Pieces of jutes, plain jar and acrylic marker pens.

You can cut different sizes of jute or a thick thread then apply acrylic on them and place them on a jar with glue in different angles and let it sit to dry. One more decoration item is ready.

Making a frame by Painting on buttons

Things required: Multi-coloured buttons, cardboard, glue, acrylic marker pens, wooden frame.

Firstly take different sizes of white or multi-coloured buttons, then draw different designs on buttons and place them to dry. After that, take a piece of cardboard and paint it with one base colour.

Then stick those buttons onto the cardboard in any shape. Now place a wooden frame around the cardboard and decorate that on your wall.

Painting on pebbles

Things required: Pebbles or flat stones, acrylic marker pens.

You can draw different faces on pebbles or flat stones by applying different colours with the help of Acrylic markers pens on it.

Let them dry and apply varnish on them and they are ready for decoration now. You can place them somewhere in your garden.

Rock painting is very famous people paint on rocks and decorate their houses with rocks and pebbles. Kids can do rock painting at their gardens with acrylic paint. You can keep the decorated pebbles in the basket and place it on your study table or hang it anywhere.

Different textured leaves

In this DIY, I will tell you the method to create textured leaves.

Things required: set of acrylic pens, plate or a mixing tray for colours, 2 or 3 small pieces of sponges, mirror pieces of different size, glue.

Firstly, You have to press the acrylic paint pen nib at any surface of any plate or colour mixing tray to get enough ink from your required colour then take a piece of sponge and dip it into the colour and apply it on the leaf.

Make different leaves from different colour pens and then stick them onto the mirror and place that art piece at your wall.

Painting on fabric

Things Required: Piece of fabric, card sheet, acrylic fabric pens.

In this DIY, we are going to tell you the method to paint on fabric. You can take any T-shirt, shirt or a jacket. Place that piece of cloth on a floor. Draw an outline of flower or cartoon cut the stencil on a card sheet, place these stencils on a cloth and draw a design with a fine tip marker.

Then fill colours as the requirement of your picture. Let it sit to dry completely, now your fabric is ready to wear.

Glitter dust to your work

Things Required: Coloured glitters, set of acrylic pens, ceramic old plates or mugs.

Firstly take an acrylic colour pen that you want to paint with, then press the tip of your pen to have the colour on a plate, spread this colour by blowing it.

Then add another colour to the plate or mug and follow the same steps of blowing. You can use different range of colours to decorate the plate. Once you have done with filling the colours then sprinkle the glitter dust on the top of the colours.

Make sure that your colour should be wet when you spray the glitter onto it. This way, glitter will stick on it. After sprinkling apply a varnish and now hang that plate at your wall and if you have decorated a mug then place it on any shelf.


Stango is offering you a pallet of 18 Acrylic paint pens with extra fine tip that you can order which includes all primary colours like: Yellow, White, Rose, Red, Orange, Light Green, Light Purple, Dark Blue, Agate Green, Black, Gold, Silver, Light Blue, Light Violent, Chocolate, Mint Green, Walnut, Burgundy.

These all wide range colour pens are the essential requirement of any artwork.

Stango is also offering you 0.7MM fine and imported tip pens. These colour pens are waterproof, non-toxic, highly pigmented and suitable for on any surfaces. The lid of the pens comes with a pen holder so you can also keep it in a pocket.

These are easy to dry, it contains 100% Water-based Ink we do not recommend this product under the age of 3. These are thoroughly water-resistant and UV resistant.

The body of the pen is made of PVC material which is very strong and drop resistant so no worries for the damage of the pen. These paint pens we offer specially designed for kids, and we all know the kids are careless towards the things they use.

No matter how many times does the pen fell on the ground. It would be safe to use as before. Safety Handling is not required.

I think I have mentioned all the characteristics of these fine tip acrylic marker pens in details, and now you are ready to get started without having any trouble. If you are a beginner for acrylics so the methods of DIY would be helpful for you to begin your journey in this beautiful world of colours.

The most popular use of these pens are rock painting kids can paint the rocks and pebbles and decorate their bedrooms and excellent presents to gift each other. Artists also recommend these painting pens for kids because you can use them on all type of surfaces. Some art teachers give project to their students. Students can do their task according to their teacher guides with these painting pens. The painting pens products have different qualities but easy to use for kids. kids do rock painting, glass paint, and all the things they want to decorate.

There are so many products of painting markers but Stango is providing you the best quality paint markers for all surfaces.