Comics and manga tell stories with an entirely different feel than text alone. We laid out our favorite tools for penciling, inking, coloring, and more to help you join the ranks of mangaka and comic artists.
We break down the different kinds of watercolor supplies, including watercolor brush pens and watercolor markers, recommend our favorites, and suggest some handy tips to help make your first watercolor masterpiece.
If you’re a stationery lover, you probably know that Korean stationery is on the rise. In this guide, we'll focus on ten Korean stationery brands that should be on your radar, as well as some of our favorite products that they offer.
We draw on years of testing to crown the best beginner fountain pen, best gel pen, best pen for note-taking, and more. Each recommendation includes links to related guides so that you can evaluate the competition for yourself.
We recommend the best paint markers for just about any use, whether you're writing out a restaurant menu or making a mural. We also lay out our test results to help you compare the markers you're considering.
What’s a color dark enough to be used in even the most formal of settings, yet with a tint that reveals a touch of personality? We’d like to introduce you to blue black. Read on to see our top blue black gel pens, markers, and more.
Blue has a serene and subtle beauty that makes it the most popular ink color after black and, as a plus, that beauty is allowed on official documents. This guide contains our favorite pens with blue ink. Read on for ballpoint, gel, rollerball and marker pen recommendations.
Don't be fooled by its humble looks—the Platinum Preppy is an extraordinarily inexpensive yet high quality pen. We explain its special design, how to fill it with ink, and profile each version of this popular pen.
While Tomoe River paper is one of the best papers for fountain pens, it might not be the perfect paper for everyone. In this guide, we'll discuss several different papers that are excellent substitutes for Tomoe River paper.
If there’s one thing that fashionistas, designers, and writers can agree on, it’s that you can’t go wrong with the color black. Read on to see our favorite black ballpoint pens, gel pens, rollerball pens, and markers to help you select the perfect writing instrument.