How to Overcome Artist’s Block

Just what IS "artist's/writer's block?" People assume us creative types can sit down at any time and turn out works of art, chapters of books, verses of poetry & song lyrics just automatically because we decide to do it. Unfortunately, that is not the case. There are many times I sit here, all eager to … Continue reading How to Overcome Artist’s Block

Simple Hand Lettering Project with Tombow Brush Markers

This is a simple project that you can create using Tombow brush markers & gel pens.  It's a fun project that allows you to have fun with your own  handwriting. I bought this little journal a few days ago. I always wonder what the first page should be. It's not unusual for us to get … Continue reading Simple Hand Lettering Project with Tombow Brush Markers

Completed galaxy watercolor painting using Tombow dual-tipped brush pens.

How to Paint a Watercolor Galaxy Using Tombow Brush Markers.

Most of us know Tombow brush markers for the wonderful manner in which they work for hand or brush lettering. I mainly use my Tombows for that, but I enjoy using them for doodling flowers as well (I'll show you how in an upcoming blog post - it's super easy!). I have often heard they … Continue reading How to Paint a Watercolor Galaxy Using Tombow Brush Markers.

How to Create a Colorful Background Using Tombow Brush Markers & Bubble Wrap.

The first in what will be my on-going "how-to" series, this step-by-step tutorial features Tombow dual tipped brush markers as the main art supply. This is a fun & easy method for creating background paper for your lettering and illustration projects. I have broken it down into baby steps so if it seems overly complicated, … Continue reading How to Create a Colorful Background Using Tombow Brush Markers & Bubble Wrap.