Tools of the Trade

I'm doing a 90 minute tutorial video today on hand-lettering that will be released sometime next month - this is a still from the beginning showing the tools that I work with on a regular basis. Lots of people always seem to ask hand-lettering artists/designers about what pens they use, and the answer (at least for me) is a lot of different ones, and it's always whatever the job calls for.

In the top row from left to right:

Koh-I-Noor colored fine liners
Tombow Brush Pens
Pilot Brush Pens
Copic Dual Tip Marker
Elegant Writer Calligraphy Pen
Itoya Calligraphy Pen
Pilot Parallel Pens
Pilot Fine Liners
Gold/Silver Uni-Ball Pens
Chalk Ink Marker,
Deco Paint Pen

The two horizontal pens are a Copic WIDE Pen and a Sharpie Paint Pen.

The bottom row is a collection of fine liner sets - from left to right:

Prismacolor Premiere Pens
Copic Multiliner Pens
Micron Pigma Fine Liners
Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pens
Staedler Lumicolor Pens
Pilot Razor Point Pen
Koh-I-Noor Fine Liner
Sharpie Fine Tip Pen

Check out the attachment or 2x to see them closer.

Jason Carne
Lettering artist in PA. Represented by Atomsmasher

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