Which Marker?

Which Marker Is Right For Me?
Information about the Letraset marker range


If you are thinking of trying out Markers for the first time, expanding your creative tool box, or preparing for a professional design career and simply need some honest facts to make the best decision on what's right for you ... well you've come to the right place!

Below we take you through some basic information about each of the markers we offer so you can find the right marker for your style of drawing, budget and skill level.

Tria Marker
FlexMarker
ProMarker
AquaMarker
Compararison Chart

Tria

Tria is a technically advanced marker and refill system. Widely used by creative professionals and students, Tria stands for innovation in design and colour application.

Tria is the only marker with three integral nibs - a unique feature giving immediate access to multiple line widths. Bespoke made, hard wearing tips ensure a long and productive lifespan, helping make Tria a firm studio favourite.

Tria Features

  • 200 Colours
    Download | View the Tria Colour Chart
  • Superior Ink
    Only quality ink used for professional results, ink stays wetter for longer offering the best blending performance
  • 3 Nibs; Broad, Brush and Ultra-Fine
  • Replacement Nibs Available
  • Refillable
  • Blender
    For easier colour blending, a special blender ink is available in single markers, refill cartridges and inks.
  • Inks
  • Sets available
    ...offering affordable marker purchasing options and specially selected colour collections for specialised applications.

  • Fine Nib
    The Fine Nib is used for detailed line work. It has a sharp bullet point for superior control and consistent line weight. Constant ink flow is fed through from the broad nib. The Fine Nib housing features a special rubberised moulding for improved grip and handling.

    Broad Nib
    The Broad Nib provides seamless colour lay down. It's typically used for quick visuals and large colour fills. The Broad Nib's chisel shape offers a number of different line widths depending on which edge is used.

    Brush Nib
    The Brush Nib is used for detailed, fluid line drawing. It softens line edges and gives visuals a more natural feel. With just the right degree of flexibility, the Brush Nib enables precise variation in line weight.

    Customising
    Tria Modularity means nib components can be easily interchanged. Replacement and alternative nibs are available and can be easily swapped around for a customised pen set up.

    Three nibs become four by adding a Tria Ultra Fine Nib attachment. Attaches over the Broad Nib for pin point fine detail in any Tria colour.

    Refilling
    The pens are very long lasting, but when they do run out, they can be easily refilled using liquid ink. The easiest way is to pour the matching ink reference (where available) into a container, then leave the empty marker’s chisel nib to soak ink up into the barrel.


    Bottled Inks
    Liquid Ink is an important and diverse medium, a real opportunity to experiment with different applicators and mixed media. Use to apply washes and gradients or mix your own custom colours. Letraset Inks are available in 48 HSL referenced colours plus a blender bottle.

    Marker Pads
    Letraset Bleed Proof Marker pads are widely regarded as the original and best. The paper is specially treated for unsurpassed colour definition and tone and will prevent alcohol based marker inks from bleeding.

    Blender
    Tria Markers can be overlaid and blended, for an almost limitless range of tones and colour mixes. For a softer blended effect, use the Tria Blender to merge wet of dry Tria colour.

    Tria Illustrator
    The Tria Illustrator is the only Tria Marker to use water based ink. It can be used to apply black line work that won't smudge with other Tria colours. Letraset also supplies a range of water based Fine Liners to use alongside Tria Markers.

    Tria Colour Space
    The Tria Colour Space is made up of 200 logically graduated colours built on an intuitive digital referencing system

    HSL Colour
    HSL stands for Hue, Saturation and Luminosity, a universally accepted colour model and the basis of Tria Colour Space. HSL is represented as numerical values, meaning accurate colour specification as used by most graphic software applications.

    Colour Referencing
    Tria colours are easy to identify and control - each marker has a reference number that relates to the HSL values for that colour.

    This eliminates colour guess work, ensuring predictable, manageable results.

    Hue
    A Green with a low Hue value will be more yellow. If the Hue value is higher, that Green will contain more Blue.

    Saturation
    A level 2 Orange will appear dull whilst a level 6 will be more intense.

    Luminosity
    For Luminosity, the higher the value, the lighter the colour will appear.

    FlexMarker
    FlexMarker is the ideal solution for marker illustrators who want the unique handling quality and performance of a soft brush tip.

    FlexMarker features an all-new versatile brush tip and uses the same class leading, alcohol based dye inks as ProMarker and Tria for flawless, streak free colour and come in a range of 148 colours.

  • Precise, natural line weight control
  • Class leading alcohol based dye ink
  • Easy to blend, streak free colour
  • Fully compatible with ProMarker
  • FlexMarker Features

  • 148 Colours
    Download | View the FlexMarker Colour Chart
  • Superior Ink
    Only quality ink used for professional results, ink stays wetter for longer offering the best blending performance
  • 2 Nibs; Bullet and Flexible Brush
  • Blender
    For easier colour blending, a special blender ink is available in single markers.
  • Sets available
    FlexMarkers are available in 148 colours that can be purchased through a range of sets, all packaged in Letraset’s popular ‘carry case’ blister packs, and including printed how to instructions.

  • The smaller 6 pen sets offer a variety of instant mini colour palettes in key traditional colour groupings with selected references based on hues and tints. They have been specially selected to work well together or alongside each other to help build a broader colour collection and boasts two skin tones sets which include flesh and blush tones to help you get started in figurative marker rendering.

    The larger FlexMarker 12 Sets include brights and skin tones, ideal for fashion illustration and Manga, along with colour selections that can be used for architectural and product design work. The 12 Sets also have the added value of aFlexMarker Blender included free of charge.

    Find out more at www.flexmarker.info

    ProMarker
    ProMarker inks are alcohol based, this means they give incredible tonal range and can be applied to a diverse range of materials, not just paper.

    They'll produce vivid, bright colours right through to the subtlest pastel shades - the translucent inks can also be overlaid and blended, even further extending the range of shades and hues on offer. ProMarker's quality nibs and inks provide flawless colour lay down with consistent coverage and no unsightly streaking.

    Apply to paper, card, acetate, glass, plastic, wood, etc ...

  • Alcohol based, permanent ink
  • Outstanding tone and vibrancy
  • Multi surface application
  • Ideal for illustrators,students and hobbyists
  • ProMarker Features

  • 148 Colours
    Download | View the ProMarker Colour Chart
  • Superior Ink
    Only quality ink used for professional results, ink stays wetter for longer offering the best blending performance
  • 2 Nibs; Bullet and Chisel plusan additional ultra-fine nib available seperately
  • Blender
    For easier colour blending, a special blender ink is available in single markers.
  • Letrajet Air
    Compatible with the LetraJet Air Marker kit: for easy mess-free airbrushing.
  • Sets available
    ...offering affordable marker purchasing options and specially selected colour collections for specialised applications.


  • Find out more at www.promarker.info

    Aqua Marker

    Aqua Markers use water based pigmented inks. These have the advantage of being water soluble - they can be easily blended, even when dried, giving the effects of water-colour paint but with the convenience of a marker.

    Aqua Markers are particularly suitable for popular craft activities. Being water based, they can be applied to rubber stamps and then easily cleaned away. And since pigmented ink is acid free and light fast, it gives the excellent colour longevity required by Scrap Bookers.

    Aqua Markers feature a unique brush shaped nib at one end, enabling a soft-edged application of colour.

  • Water-based, pigmented ink
  • Blends with water, even when dried
  • Acid free and light fast
  • Ideal for crafts and water-colour style art
  • AquaMarker Features

  • 60 Colours: including metallics
    Download | View the Aqua Colour Chart
  • Superior Ink
    Only quality ink used for professional results. Truely light-fast for colour staying power, acid free and blendable even when dry.
  • 2 Nibs; Bullet and Large Bullet
  • Blender
    For easier colour blending, a special blender ink is available in single markers and inks.
  • Inks
    Inks available in all Aqua colours.
  • Letrajet Air
    Compatible with the LetraJet Air Marker kit: for easy mess-free airbrushing.
  • Sets available
    ...offering affordable marker purchasing options.

    View the Aqua Marker Set Colour Comparison Chart


  • Find out more at www.aquamarker.info

    Marker Comparison Chart


    Tria Marker FlexMarker ProMarker AquaMarker
    Alcohol Based
    Water Based
    Bullet Nib
    Large Bullet
    Brush Nib
    Chisel Nib
    Ultra Fine Nib Available Seperately
    Replacement Nibs
    Custom Markers
    Inks Selected Colours Selected Colours Selected Colours
    Refillable
    Letrajet Air
    Colours 200 148 148 60