How to blend with the Tombow blending palette and dual brush pens

Blending colors is so much fun! Blending also allows you to bring more color into your work, and experiment with various color pairings. This is great news especially for someone like me, who often gravitates toward using only one color in an entire piece. I am surprisingly not creative (or brave?) enough to use multiple colorsContinue reading “How to blend with the Tombow blending palette and dual brush pens”

A comparison of my favorite brush calligraphy pens

Not all brush pens are created equal. Yes, they allow you to write brush calligraphy. But they are all different in their own way. From the look and feel of the pen itself, the sharpness, flexibility, and stroke width of the tip, and even the shade and amount of ink that spills out – these differences contribute toContinue reading “A comparison of my favorite brush calligraphy pens”

How to hold the brush calligraphy pen

Maintaining control over your brush pen is crucial when first learning brush calligraphy. However, it can be a challenge figuring out how to best hold the pen, control your movement, and position your body, arms, and hands. The hardest part is finding what works best for you. Even after I share with you how I holdContinue reading “How to hold the brush calligraphy pen”