Felicia Follum Art has moved
Hey all!!!! My Blog and Website have moved to feliciafollum.com Be sure to head on over!!!
Thursday, July 19, 2012
My Top Ink Drawing Supplies
1. Pen and Ink (duh!!)
2. Kneaded erasers are the best I sometimes use them to lighten up (just a little) washes or to create the appearance of an extra wash. I also use it to clean up any pencil marks I may have left behind (although I tend to leave pencil marks)
3. Watercolor Paper or sometimes drawing paper
4. A brush for large spaces with a rounded tip - These brushes hold a large amount of water making it easier to wet a larger area
5. A brush with a straight flat tip - great for straight lines
6. A second brush with a slanted tip - great for curved lines
7. I use more water for the washes than I do ink
8. Misket, Frisket or other masking fluid - I'm still mastering this one. I use it for small spaces that I want to keep white.
9. Sketchbook and sketches - I have been creating a large amount of composition sketches lately. It is nice because if I don't have a subject to draw I can just create a composition and work on technique or a specific element/principle of art (ex. Maybe I would focus on unity and variety)
10. Waterbrush - I use this guy more when I am traveling and don't take much else...for example, backpacking or in a car.
11. A variety of pen tips - I don't use these much but I do every now and then for lettering
12. Paper towel - This may be one of the most versatile tools that I use
13. Watercolors - I have not mixed the two for quite some time, but I do have some quick flower sketches that utilize watercolor