what i use

  • Papers – Various brands (Arches, Winsor & Newton, Crescent) 140-300 lb. 100% cotton watercolor paper, Aquabee & Strathmore Bristol vellum
  • Pencils – Uni Kuru Toga mechanical, Staedtler Mars Technico, Koh-i-Noor Hardtmuth
  • Pens – Sakura Pigma Micron, Copic Multiliner, Faber-Castell Pitt artist, TWSBI 580AL fountain pen, Pilot parallel pen, Rotring Isograph, traditional handmade Kamish, Bamboo, Java, Handam, and Celi calligraphy pens from Turkey & Indonesia
  • Watercolors – M. Graham, Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus, A. Gallo handmade (Italy), CSY Handmade mineral (China), Turner Artists’, Daniel Smith Extra Fine
  • Brushes – Dainayw blue squirrel, Mimik Kolinsky, Connoisseur sable mix
  • Colored Pencils – Faber-Castell Polychromos, Prismacolor Premier & Verithin
  • Markers – Prismacolor Premier
  • Gouache – M. Graham
  • Inks – Noodler’s (various), Herbin Perle Noir, Daniel Smith Walnut. Beladi lamp black (India)