Tag: marker

Markers? Pencils? Ketchup? What medium should I use?

As my Facebook group has been growing, a lot of new members introduce themselves with the question “What should I use to color with?” The short answer, of course, is “Whatever you like best!” That doesn’t really help answer the question though, so I thought I’d talk a bit about the characteristics of the different types of coloring media. (more…)

Staedtler Triplus Color Markers [Review]

I was in Staples this week picking up some paper for our laser printer. While I waited for them to check on an item, I wandered through the pencil and marker aisle. While most of the markers were of the “designed for kids” variety, they did have a tiny section of art pencils and pens. Since I’ve only been using colored pencils up ’til now, I decided to buy a small set of art markers to try out, and this Staedtler triplus color set fit the bill. (more…)