Quink Ink
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Quink Ink

Parker Quink Ink is full of surprises – not only is it a classic ink used for dip pens and fountain pens, it is also a beautiful medium to use for illustration and painting. It is a non-waterproof ink and as a result can be used in many interesting ways that are different to how waterproof…

Posca Markers
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Posca Markers

Posca markers are acrylic paint-based marker pens that can be used on all sorts of surfaces and for a variety of projects. The paint is non-toxic, opaque, lightfast, water-resistant when dry and doesn’t bleed through paper. They can be used to create bright, vibrant designs on almost anything –  paper, cardboard, wood, fabric, plastic, glass,…

Colouring tools for adult colouring books: markers
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Colouring tools for adult colouring books: markers

Following on from last week’s blog post about colouring pencils for adult colouring books, this post focuses on different markers that you can use for colouring as well as adding detail. It is important to remember when using ink-based markers that there is a chance that the ink can seep through your paper! To avoid…

Colouring tools for adult colouring books: coloured pencils
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Colouring tools for adult colouring books: coloured pencils

There are so many wonderful colouring books out there at the moment with a huge range of designs and styles. There are also so many exciting options for colouring them in! We have put together a selection of our most popular colouring pencils to give you some ideas. These can be used on their own or together…

Charcoal: Everything you need to know
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Charcoal: Everything you need to know

What is charcoal? Simply put, charcoal is a dark carbon substance made from burning wood. Although certain woods are favoured for making artists’ charcoal, it’s not much different from the coals you may find in your fireplace.  Charcoal is one of the oldest drawing materials in human history and can be seen in cave drawings…

The basics of graphite – More than just pencils
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The basics of graphite – More than just pencils

Learn all about graphite and its diverse capabilities With modern technology ever growing, so has the world of graphite! You now get graphite that is tinted to have subtle hues of colour, water-soluble graphite that you can use like watercolour, solid graphite sticks and even powders for the artists’ that like to work expressively or…