The Seattle Sketcher’s Tools

First three items listed, fountain pen and inks!  Further in the article he notes how his choice of paper is based on how it works with a fountain pen.  Ah, how uninteresting to those who don’t understand…!

Here’s what Seattle Sketcher carries in his sketching bag

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What type of pen do you use to sketch? It’s a common question among artists and drawing enthusiasts. If you follow my work, you may also be curious about the tools I use.

My answer to the “pen question,” as I like to call it, has changed over the years. When I started out, I used Pigma Micron fineliners, especially the 0.8mm pen. It was a short-lived affair, though. I’ve been using Lamy Safari fountain pens for a long time now. Depending on how much you flex or tilt the nib, you can make much more expressive lines with a fountain pen…

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