Cuttlelola Dotspen

Review: There's no denying this pen is a clever device, but is it as dotty as it sounds?

Our Verdict

A great time-saving device if you're partial to a stipple.


  • Easy to use
  • Four inks to work with


  • Waterproof ink drying time

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An electronic drawing pen? It sounds like a novel idea, but if you enjoy stippling and pen-and-ink work, the Dotspen is a great timesaver. 

There are four waterproof inks to choose from – black, blue, pink and yellow – but allow them to dry thoroughly before applying coloured washes over the top.

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The Verdict

out of 10

Cuttlelola Dotspen

A great time-saving device if you're partial to a stipple.

Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.