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Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Feb 16th 2023

These amazing pens from Zig feature a bristle tip that mimics traditional brushes, allowing users to combine the ease of a brush marker with the artistic possibilities of an actual brush. Clean Color Real Brush markers are perfect for lettering, illustrating, sketching, blending, designing and cartooning. These pens make it easy to create both narrow and wide lines, color gradation effects, and washes, and mimic the style of traditional wate… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jan 31st 2023

Marilyn Reaves is an educator, artist, and calligrapher of many talents. She has taught classes on lettering and design, drawing, watercolor, and more throughout the United States and Canada. Reaves received an MFA in Visual Design from the University of Oregon, where she teaches classes and works amongst rare books and manuscripts in the university library's Special Collections. Eliza Schulte Holliday is a free-lance calligrapher and letterist w… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jan 24th 2023

Zig Fudebiyori brush pens are one of the best tools on the market for bold, beautiful brush lettering. These markers feature the same ink type and color palette as the Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, but have a different style tip. The felt brush tip on Fudebiyori markers is a perfect balance of firm and flexible and has a great bounce, making it surprisingly great at line variation despite it's larger size. (Cover artwork done with Zig… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jan 18th 2023

Tombow has been a leader in the art supply industry since 1913, providing customers with innovative and affordable office, arts, and crafting supplies that can be used for a wide variety of creative projects. Tombow Pencil Co. was first established in Japan, manufacturing both lead and colored pencils. Since their inception, Tombow has increased and diversified their selection of materials to include ballpoint pens, markers, tape, glue sticks, hi… Read more