Tools & Consumption Resources to Help You Elevate Your Game

I get asked quite often:
  • what tools do I use?
  • where do I get my supplies?
  • what kind of content do I consume?
So it only makes sense to have this information in one spot for you.
Below is every tool I use in my illustrative lettering pieces along with  the content I consume and recommend.

tool

Drawing Process

If you want to get a more thorough look on how I incorporate these tools into my drawing process you can check out my drawing essentials post.

Drawing Essentials

How to Edit Your Drawings in Photoshop

11 Steps for Editings Drawings in Photoshop

Make your drawings stand out with 11 easy steps for editing your phone photos in Photoshop

Learn How

How to Make a Time-Lapse Drawing on a Budget

Time-Lapse Videos on a Budget

Learn how to make time-lapse videos with your phone and a video editing program.

Learn How

Drawing & Writing

Pencils, Pens & Markers

Staedtler Leader Holder

Koh I Noor Super Adapto Lead Holder

Staedtler HB 2mm Lead

Koh I Noor 2B 2mm Lead

Faber-Castell Pencil Set

Prismacolor Premier Color Pencils

Micron Pen Set

Copic SP Pen

Copic Multiliner

Sakura Gelly Roll Pen

Sharpie Permanent Marker

Copic Sketch Marker

Calligraphy

Brush Pens & Various Nibs

Tombow Fude Brush Pen, Fudenosuke, Hard

Kuretake Fude Brush Pen

Tombow Dual Brush Pen

Pilot Fude Brush Pen Hard

Pentel Felt Tip Sign Pen

Sharpie Brush-Tip

Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen Twin Tip

Pilot Parallel Pens

Maintenance and Accessories

The Drawing Essentials to Help You Elevate Your Art

Huion Tracing LED Light Pad

Derwent Canvas Wrap

Benny Gold Creative Roll

Tombow Mono Zero Eraser

Staedtler Mars Plastic

Staedtler Eraser Stick

Lead Pointer

Eraser Shield

KUM Pencil Sharpener

Triangle Ruler

C-Thru Rulers

T-Square Ruler

Blending Paper Stumps

Staedtler Combo Circle Template

Kneaded Eraser

Krylon Workable Fixatif

Phone Mini Tripod

Dusting Brush

Expanding Organizer Folder

Dusting Brush

Paper

Canson Tracing Paper

Stathmore Bristol Paper

Strathmore Toned Tan Paper

Field Notes Sketch Book

Miscellaneous

Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Aqua Sketch Notes

OttLite Desk Lamp

Books

Logotypes & Letterforms
Lettering & Design

The Art of the Letter
Lettering & Design

Fonts & Logos
Lettering & Design

Dangerous Curves: Mastering Logotype Design
Lettering & Design

Scripts
Lettering & Typography

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy
Calligraphy & Lettering

Shadow Type
Lettering & Typography

The Universal Penman
Lettering & Calligraphy

Vintage Type & Design
Lettering & Design

Drawing Type
Lettering & Typography

Script Lettering for Artists
Lettering & Calligraphy

Hand to Type
Lettering & Calligraphy

Logo Design Love
Design

Show Your Work
Design

Steal Like an Artist
Design

How Successful People Think
Personal Development

The Secret
Personal Development

7 Habits of Highly Successful People
Personal Development

Start With Why
Personal Development

Essentialism
Personal Development

Deep Work
Personal Development

The Power of Positive Thinking
Personal Development

Manage Your Day-to Day
Personal Development

Confessions of a Public Speaker
Personal Development

Strengths Finder 2.0
Personal Development

The Alchemist
Personal Development

The Dip
Personal Development

The 10X Rule
Personal Development

The 4 Hour Work Week
Personal Development

Podcasts

iPhone Users: iTunes link provided below

Non iPhone Users: you can find every show on the Stitcher App or Podcast Addict App