Replicates the look of a brush with ink, but without the mess. Very portable, neat, and convenient. Can be mixed with a blending brush for gradients.
Double sided marker: one side is a chisel tip, the other is a soft brush tip. Can be refilled. Blend and layer beautifully with each other. Not made with lightfast dye, therefore will fade over time, especially when a drawing is placed in a sun lit area.
Affordable crayons. Come in packs with tons of different colors. Can be melted and applied many ways if you experiment! A permanent drawing material, cannot be smudged.
Best for subtle changes in tone. Self-cleans when stretched out. A relatively “weak” eraser compared to others, therefore doesn’t erase large areas effectively. Malleable and can be formed into any shape.
The lead in a lead holder is thick, and therefore can be carved into a specific shape. Terrific for casual sketching, has more versatility than a mechanical pencil.
Works on seriously any surface. Extremely high in pigment, creating very bold and strong strokes. Can be used to create opaque layers of color.
Staedtler is the best brand, most other brands are very poor quality. Disappears when photographed or scanned. Excellent for artwork that is intended to be reproduced, such as animation, comics, etc.
Oil paint in a stick, but much thicker & tackier. Excellent for painterly effects that are not so runny. Any surface you use oil bar with has to have a primer on it.
Has a crisp point & shades very well. Good for an under drawing. Used by professionals in animation & comics industry.
Extends the length of your pencil when it’s too short to hold. Keeps you from having to throw out half used pencils.
Fills with a tiny bead of ink. Lets you create a thin line of ink along the side of a ruler. Great for drawing straight, neat lines for comics panels
Transparent paper, can be used for tracing, sketching, drawing, animation, and more! Tape down before using so you don’t lose your place. Available in pads and rolls.
Doesn’t smear much, has a crisp & sharp line. Great for fine details as well as shading and a softer edge.
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