A Handful of Our Favorite Pencils

Ever wonder why standard pencils are yellow? During the 1800s, the best graphite in the world came from China. American pencil makers wanted a way to tell people that their pencils contained high quality Chinese graphite. In China, the color yellow is associated with royalty and respect. American pencil manufacturers began painting their pencils yellow to […]

How-To: Blending & Shading Techniques for Hand Lettering with Tombow

Today we’re going to show you a modern and pretty style of script and mixed script lettering that adds depth with blending, outlines and shadows using two of our favorite Tombow Dual Brush Pen colors, 873-Coral and 803-Pink Punch. MATERIALS A sheet of Mixed Media Paper Tombow Dual Brush Pens: 803-Pink Punch, 873-Coral, N75-Cool Gray […]

Stick To Your 2019 Goals

The New Year brought us fresh starts and new beginnings, it was the perfect opportunity to plan out the year and think about the goals you want to achieve. But now we’re almost a month into the new year so we have to ask – Do you keep a task journal? Did you write down your […]

Tombow Announces Create Your Best Work Art Scholarship

Tombow is proud to announce the Create Your Best Work Art Scholarship to aid three promising art students with tuition costs. Tombow’s Create Your Best Work Art Scholarship is available to high school seniors graduating by May 2019 and college freshmen and sophomores in the United States. To qualify, students must be currently enrolled or […]