These are things I often use and recommend.

Posca Paint Pens: I love how these pens are so smooth flowing. I have yet to experience pooling of any kind with these great pens.

find them here:

Sakura Gelly Roll Pens: These are the only gels pens I can honestly say that I love. This is the link for the Metallic pens:

This is the link for the white pens:

YES Paste: This is great for gluing pages of a journal or altered book together for a thicker page. If smoothed out after adhering pages together they come out very strong and wrinkle free. A little goes a long way so I always just buy the pint size. Here is the link:

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