This matte black finish pencil, makes a soft, dark line great for sketching. The Palomino Blackwing is the modern version of the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602, which was said to be “the best pencil ever.” Chuck Jones, Oscar-winning animation director, used this pencil for creating shows like Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry.
Artists always have a reliable Sharpie in their back pocket. Trust us – this will be your new favorite Sharpie. By adding pressure with your hand, you can control of the width of your lines, making them more intricate.
For those of you who tend to lose things, say hello to the Spangle Mini Jumbo Size Learning Pencil. Made of basswood with a triangular shape, it will never fall off the table. We have a feeling this will be your next go-to pencil, since it will always be in the same place you left it.
Gouache paint is the opaque version of watercolor paint. Reeves Gouache Artist Paints have high-quality pigments that create a consistent matte finish on a variety of surfaces. These are great for bringing ink illustrations to life with vibrant color.
With great gouache, you’ll need another reliable tool: a Solo Horton 2108 Professional Quality watercolor brush. This brush is short in size, but has a soft-haired tuft for fine strokes. The round brush shape is ideal for a watercolor artist to master the challange of staining and layering the paint.