Pen & Ink

Discover pen and ink and how to use it to create calligraphy, illustrations or for other writing and drawing projects. Learn pen and ink techniques for beginners or advanced artists, find drawing resources, and see pen and ink drawings.

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Learn more about pen and ink projects and applications and key techniques to help you become a better artist.

Wikipedia: Ink - Background and uses of ink.

What Is Sumi-e? Japanese word for Black Ink Painting. East Asian Painting and writing developed together in ancient China using the same materials —brush and ink on paper.


How to use Copic Markers Copic markers are available in 358 permanent, non-toxic, alcohol-based ink colors and are refillable using standard color ink refills.

Wikipedia: Calligraphy Tools and traditions related to calligraphy.


The Beginner’s Guide to Modern Calligraphy Modern Calligraphy ranges from functional inscriptions and designs to fine-art pieces where the letters may or may not be readable.

How to write calligraphy -Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing. It is the design and execution of lettering with a broad tip instrument, brush, or other writing instruments. - Everything you need to know about pen and ink drawings.

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