Unscrew the cap &
replace it with the “quill”, (Mask-King
Use the pen like a marker.
For thick lines stroke with the broad
side, for thin ones stroke with the
Lay down a ribbon
Hold the pen like a
Touch the nib (writing
end of the pen) to the paper. Squeeze
the bottle until you have a “BANK” (glob
of wet masking fluid), behind the nib.
Some evaporation may occur through
the quill. For storage of more than
a week, replace the bottle cap.
Wipe out any masking fluid that
may have congealed inside the cap
The easiest way to clean the quill
is just to put it away wet, and leave
it until next time
Once the masking fluid is fully
dried it’s a snap to remove it.
Cleaning the quill
with the probe.
We include a probe with
the pen. If you lose it, you can order
a new one from the web-site.
Use the hook part of
the probe to grab and pull out the hardened
mask from the inside of the quill.
If that did not clear
the nib channel, push the probe into
it from the outside. The hook will grab
the hardened mask and pull it out.
Don't worry about damaging
the quill with the probe. The quill
is made of a hard, yet very flexible
We hope that with
a little experience you will love this pen.
The Mask King Quill
fits both 1 and 2 ounce bottles.
Refills are available
at your dealer, or, www.LarrysArt.com.
The web-site offers
additional instructions, and an updated
copy of this sheet.
The Mask King Pen is
1 each: bottle, cap,
quill, overcap and probe.
All assemble into one
unit for storage.
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As long as you have a bank, the
pen cannot skip a spot.
PULL the pen across the paper.
Pushing it will scrape the liquid
off. Maintain the bank with gentle
pressure on the bottle.
You can overlap the lines of masking
fluid as long as they are wet. Once
they begin to congeal it’s difficult
to blend with the next line. If this
becomes a problem, dry the mask before
continuing. A hair dryer works very
well to speed things up.
Sometimes the channel leading to
the nib gets clogged. We include a
“probe”. Push it into the channel,
and pull out the clog. For more information
on cleaning with the probe skip to
the section, “cleaning the quill with
For thin lines hold the marker
the narrow way. Don’t concern yourself
about a bank. The pen is very forgiving
when making thin lines.
For precision lines, start the
stroke on a piece of scrap paper.
Put the scrap paper on the painting
in order to mask the area before the
You can follow a ruler or other
guide, as long as the ruler is well
raised above the paper