Materials and Techniques Part 2: Inking

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1. INKING! A great way to ruin white clothes 2. Paper Every paper takes ink differntly & copy paper (20lb, 24lb, 28lb, 32lb also in sizes of letter, legal, a4) & thicker papers (cardstock/presentation paper) & manga papers (deleter, maxon, copic) & bristol board (canson, strathmore) & other media/illustration boards (for wet media/paints) 3. Inking tools ink and nib & the nib, holder, and ink are all separate items & types of ink: water-soluble, india ink, acrylic ink 4. Inking tools ink and nib & many different kinds of nibs drawing, sketching, architecture, calligraphy, lettering & drawing nibs allow for a wide variety of line widths & sketching and architecture are good for fine details & calligraphy and lettering nibs (a, b, c) & most manga-ka use g-nibs - highly flexible drawing nibs 5. Inking tools ink and nib & require a lot of practice & not very portable & ink does not dry fast/tends to smear & will shred or spider on cheap paper & often very slow process 6. Inking tools brush & most variation of line weight, fast filling in of black & great for emulating sumi-e painting & other techniques such as dry brush for texture & can be very difficult to learn, good brushes very expensive & Less portable 7. Technical pens & brands such as micron, copic, pitt, rapidograph & lots of sizes & will give you a consistent line weight good for lettering, mechanical/architectural objects & easiest to transport, easiest to learn & do not give dynamic lines without extra work & some tips very fragile/easy to break 8. Brush Pens Nylon Bristles (Pentel Pocket Brush) Felt Tipped (Pitt Pen, Sakura Micron Brush, Copic Multiliner Brush) Rubber Tipped (Fude pens) portable 9. Other tools & ruler/t-square/triangle/straight edge & french curves & circle and ellipse templates & eraser (vynl, plastic, kneaded) 10. Computer programs & adobe photoshop considered the standard & adobe illustrator difficult to learn & corel painter better for illustration & manga studio offers a lot of templates, screentones, used by many professionals & paint tool sai cheaper alternative, also good for coloring & free alternatives such as gimp, open canvas 11. That's a lot of stuff! Relax! You don't need all of those things Start simple. Find what works best for you. It isn't the same for everyone! 12. Lets ink!


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