The pen is the basis of Pocket Sketching! It is why Pocket Sketching is unique. The Manual covers the ins and outs of how to use it. Read the manual. Try what it shows. You will not only be surprised, you will be able to do the exercises from PBS, the Videos and the Workbook. The hard way to learn is to master 'wash drawing' with India ink and Chinese brush painting. Follow the easy way and get great results!