Drawing Color Materials ListWhen dealing with color, there are many choices. Cheaper materials are apparent by their pigment qualities; mid-grade and good quality materials are suggested.Drawing Color Materials List10 years ago in Other More Like This
Colored pencils come in two choices: Traditional Wood and Woodless. Both have inherent coloring properties; Traditional Wood can be sharpened easily to precise points, and Woodless can have an entire long side be used to color a large area. The following are a few brands which are mid-grade to good quality.
Crayola Portfolio Series Colored Pencils
Derwent Colored Pencils
Prismacolor Colored Pencils
Prismacolor Art Stix
Markers, Pens and Inks
There are various types of markers, some with an alcohol base, some which are water based. Alcohol based markers are better quality and used by professionals, however water based ones can be used as well. Inks used in Rapidograph or dip pens are also very useful for maximum coverage and rich colors. The following are a variety of brands that are suggested.
Drawing Materials ListThere are many materials you may use for drawing. When doing black, white and gray scale values, it is important to remember contrast and with that, you will need materials that will go the distance. Cheap materials can work, but better quality ones are better.Drawing Materials List10 years ago in Other More Like This
Graphite pencils come in three choices: Traditional Wood and Woodless and Mechanical. Each have inherent properties; Traditional Wood can be sharpened easily to precise points, and Woodless can have an entire long side be used to shade a large area, and Mechanical has small leads for precise detailing.
Common gradients of graphite are listed below. H stands for Hardness and B stands for Soft. The higher the number, the harder or softer the lead.
4H (very hard, light lead. Good for outlining and graphing)
2H (hard, light lead. Good for outlining and some shading)
HB (similar to a #2 pencil; halfway soft and halfway hard)
2B (soft, dark lead used for preliminary shading)
4B (fairly soft, dark lead used for secondary