Painting this lady on Hotpress

The painting on the right, tentatively titled Grey and Pink was created on Hotpress Watercolor paper. It was my first time working on this type of paper and the experience was– a learning experience. Hotpress paper is a lot smoother and thicker and really opaque, you can’t use any light box underneath so either you…

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On Copic Paper

Marikit has been busy lately, doing some work for Artmedia Trading to compare and test some papers they sent me. And they did send me a few to work with. I was so excited to get my hands on the Copic Papers and Boards as well as my Tachikawa G-Pens that I conceptualized some pretty…

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[Art on a Budget ] Tips on Saving on Art Supplies: 001. Make a List

As Manga Artists, new or old in the hobby, we know that a trip to the Art Store is dangerous for our wallets. Getting that one shade of graphic marker or a pencil may lead to a full basket of things that some of us may not need or cannot afford. So this series will…

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Video: A look into my basic inking materials

Here is a video of me babbling about inking materials, a review of inks, where to buy, and comparisons of materials I use and how to ink on a budget. ❤ I hope you learn something about inking from me. The next videos I will do will be Art on a Budget series. ❤

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Art on a Budget

My Anime club has an activity for the in-club artists to exchange ACEOs (Art Cards Editions and Originals) and I have spoken to a few people lately and I have discovered one thing in common– they are scared to color their work. Wait… WHUT?! A lot of people do lineart quite painstakingly and simply do…

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