When accuracy, minute details, and preservation count, the unparalleled archival quality of Pigma Micron pens makes them everyone's first choice. Artist, writers, and illustrators reach for Pigma Micron and know their work is safeguarded with the permanence of Pigma ink. The first disposable technical pen using archival pigmented ink, Pigma Micron ink pen is selected for fine-point technical and artistic applications.
Sakura invented and patented PIGMA® ink over 25 years ago. A formulation of pigment based inks, more complex and stable than dye based inks, PIGMA® ink has become the standard for what is defined as reliable, permanent, archival quality ink. Learn more about Pigma Inks.
Experience smooth, skip-free writing and crisp ink colors that leave consistent lettering and lines every time. Choose from the range of six nib sizes for precise line widths: 005 = 0.20 mm, 01 = 0.25 mm, 02 = 0.30 mm, 03 = 0.35 mm, 05 = 0.45 mm, and 08 = 0.50 mm.
For size & color availability see PigmaMicron Pen Color Chart. Same Pigma ink is available in a thicker Graphic 1 bullet style nib, Graphic 2 & 3 chisel, Brush & Calligrapher.
Pigma Micron has achieved universal appeal and is carried by technical professionals, artists and crafters alike:
*Please note - the inks on fabrics are for "decorative purposes only" - meaning do not launder. Use on pre-laundered textile, 100% cotton. And most importantly, to pre-test on material scraps prior to final application.
I am currently illustrating a book where Micron pens have become essential for the detail I use in the borders. I've used these pens faithfully for years now and have recommended them to several artisRead More
The Pigma Micron .005 pens are, hands down, the best mechanical pens I've ever used. The consistency and texture add a depth to my pointillisms that is unmatched by any other pens I've used. Fade-prooRead More
Hands down Sakura has taken drawing pens to the next level. I've been using Microns for about a year now and continue to be amazed by the work it allows me to put out there. I prefer the 005 but all tRead More
I have used Sakura Pens for the last three years. I use them for their unique properties and the fact that they are archival. I have used the classic metallic Gelly Roll pens, Gelly Roll Stardusts, GeRead More
As an analyst working in the art conservation community, I am very much aware of the artist's need to avoid fugitive materials. Micron pens are wonderful: as pigments, they're virtually indestructiblRead More
I prefer the Micron pens because they give a consistent dense line, are inexpensive, and they provide consistent very fine lines and stipple detail I have drawings that are over fifteen years old thatRead More
I am a tattoo artist of 16 years now, and as long as I can remember I have used your Pigma Micron ink pens to finalize my drawings for my tattoos. Your product is the finest on the market and I assureRead More
I use the Pigma Micron to write ID numbers into the inside of each hand woven hat. The challenge is during the hand finishing process when the hats are dusted with sulfur powder. There are no signs Read More