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hey guys so im really interested into what people use for there drawing. At the moment im stuck with colour pencils no brand just cheap ass ones got some decent drawing pencils and hb's but my drawing is starting to take off now and i think its about time i invested into alot more. i like the idea of using pens to colour and some one was telling me to use black pens for outlines etc. post your tools of the trade and please help me understand what pens, pencils etc are best to use from your experiences

thankyou enjoy

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I've got pencils coming out of my .... but I love pen and ink.

try a few cheap speedball pens for your outlines.

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IF you make your marks with a purpose , it wont matter at all what you've have used .

anything I can get my hands on .

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I use a small selection of Prismacolor markers and particularly like the brush tip, which allows you to make a varied line weight with one stroke.

For pencils, lately I am using Prismacolor but I was using Faber-castell before that and they worked fine.

Regarding lead pencils, I have a variety of them but mainly use HB because I use markers for the outlines and black color pencil for the shading. The pencil is rubbed out after I line the picture with ink.

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IF you make your marks with a purpose , it wont matter at all what you've have used .

anything I can get my hands on .

that is very true i guess its just preference and the ability to use a selection of drawing equipment very wise of you !

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Pencils 2h to 6b

Various French curves

Prisma premier all the way. layed in layers. Blended with....

Stumps. Various and many paper shading stumps and blending pencils

Prismacolor and copic markers. Color and grey wash.

Sharpies and microns

Regular old ballpoint pens

Charcoal

Acrylic paint

Oil paint and all the equip that comes with these last 2

Paper paper paper paper paper canvas

Its your career. Its your life. Its not just drawing. Its art. And its expensive. Labor intensive. Hard work. dedication.

Its also the most rewarding career I can think of. And you get out what you put in. Nothing more.

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Microns all day

I love my set of Microns, as well as prismacolor pencils, but I agree that if you practice and know what you're doing, you can use anything you have and it will come out looking cool. Use what ya got, and make due. I've painted with nailpolish before, and in the early 1900's, starving artist painters would use the shades from their windows as canvases.

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.7 clicker pencil.

Kneadable earaser

Tracing paper

Microns

Prismacolor pencils

Windsor and Newton watercolors

HW black magic acrylic black

Arches hot pressed watercolor paper

Drive

Determination

Sticktoitiveness

Heart

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clicker pencil

microns

sharpies

prisma color pencils

watercolor pencils

ink and nib all colors

acid free bristol board (doesn't bleed inks or markers)

water color paper( hot press for smooth, cold press for textured)

I also like print paper like reeves bfk and such...

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.7, .5 clicker pencil

Clicker eraser

Prismacolor pencils

Artline twin tips

Dr ph martins watercolours.

Arches cold press

2 MC's and 1 DJ

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