Featured in April 2022
This month, we bring you an assortment of Kuretake Zig Real Brush Markers. These markers feature a unique brush tip, which allows you to create a variety of strokes with the precision you want from an illustration marker and the strokes of a brush. It is the perfect choice for shading and other cartooning techniques, due to its wonderful blending capabilities. So many fun and versatile options await you in this month’s watercolor illustration challenge!
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Featured Medium KURETAKE ZIG CLEAN COLOR REAL BRUSH MARKERS, 6 COLOR - Retail $20.88
Unlike many “brush” pens, the Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush pen has a genuine bristle tip that lets you create marks of any width, from broad strokes to fine lines. Filled with a water-based dye ink that is odorless and xylene-free, these pens are easy to blend. Portable and versatile, they’re great for plein air work as well as cartooning. This set includes Black, Carmine Red, Persian Blue, Green, Bright Yellow, and Purple.
Featured Medium WORRISON ARTIST SKETCHING PENCIL SET 12 PCS - Retail $7.99
These drawing pencils are superb for writing, drafting, sketching, and drawing. The pure graphite pencils glide over any drawing surface and can be used to make a wide array of subtle gray tones simply by varying hand pressure. Made with precision, the deep-toned graphite lead is bonded to the wood for durability.
Featured Medium FABER-CASTELL PERFECTION 7058 ERASER PENCIL WITH BRUSH - Retail $3.60
Ideal for precision erasing, Faber-Castell Perfection Eraser Pencils are ideal for erasing a variety of media. Every Perfection Eraser Pencil is latex-free, with an eraser core encased in a wood barrel. The pencil can be sharpened in a standard pencil sharpener. They are both PVC-free and phthalate-free and made in Germany.
Featured Tool 3 PIECE WATER BRUSH SET - Retail $8.99
Ideal for sketching and drawing, these water brushes have durable nylon tips that hold its point for better stroke control. Available in a variety of tip sizes, this versatile brush loads easily with water, inks, or fluid colors. What’s more, the soft, easy-to-squeeze barrel has a shape that prevents it from rolling off surfaces.
Featured Tool MARIE’S 4B ERASER - Retail $2.30
his eraser fits into any size hand and allows the artist to remove charcoal, graphite, and other artist lead more completely than other erasers on the market. Because of the soft character of the eraser, you can push down on paper or board to get into any possible surface texture to remove, soften or blend with less harm to the paper itself. The eraser springs back due to its formulation. A must for any artist!
Featured Tool KURETAKE ZIG CARTOONIST MANGAKA FLEXIBLE PEN - Retail $2.60
The Zig Cartoonist Mangaka Flexible Pen has a flexible fine point tip that produces thin and thick lines. It is perfect for drawing, inking, and outlining your illustration work. The water-based pigment ink is water and smudge resistant, making it a versatile and essential tool for illustration artists.
Featured Canvas FABRIANO 1264 WATERCOLOR PADS, 8” X 8”, 300 GSM - Retail $11.65
Fabriano 1264 Watercolor Pads feature 140lb. (300gsm) cold press, acid-free, bright white paper. The paper’s cold press finish is very forgiving, enabling all lifting and scrubbing techniques while enhancing color vibrancy. Each paper sheet is made using hydro-power in Italy and is FSC Certified. Fabriano 1264 Watercolor Pads satisfy the needs of student and professional watercolorists. The paper is ideal for watercolor, gouache, and acrylic ink