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outlining pens

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by jah, Jan 4, 2002.

  1. jah

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    outlining pens

    Discussion started by jah - Jan 4, 2002

    what do yall use for outlining sketches? i know come uni ball pens work just fine but i was wonderin if the better sketchers in here use certain pens for their outlines that come off cleaner and smoother. im just wonderin cuz i still havent fucked around with a lot of pens so i dont have that much experience with em..... therefore, my sketches arent as clean as id like em. any help???


    thanx, peace
     
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  2. blood as ink

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    blood as ink - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    i use pencil,fine point sharpies(...not the marker ones).ball point pens,i recently gotten a bunch of old fountain pens and they were work amazing...they're probeley my favorites to date.nice thick lines and you can get some of the to get some nice details too....hmm and pilot precise pens are nifty for that too.
     
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    Abracadabra - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    i use a blue bic ballpoint. i don't bother coloring in sketches or anything like that. i do the outline and a shadow, then i take that baby off to the surface i'm going to paint it on. then i screw up the sketch on the way home from the spot, and throw it in the bin.
     
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  4. wakassOATH

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    wakassOATH - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    exactly go fuk with the markers and pens and get experence on your own, not on a message bored
     
  5. jah

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    jah - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    Re: Re: outlining pens

    i have madd prismas. but theyre no good for outlining. and i dont know where to get all this shit in europe and im not about to just buy a grip of pens to see which ones outline better. thanx for the help.
     
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    imported_splint2 - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    yeah...i use a pilot precise extra fine, it is really nice. it is easy to get fine lines, doesnt skip that much. i would reccomend it too you
     
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    ~KRYLON2~ - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    microns work really nice....good even lines....and if i dont have any of those i use a thin sharpie
     
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    seeking - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    rak, id suggest just going to an art store, and test em out... ive never been to a store that didnt let you try them first. just keep fucking with them till you get a couple you like.
     
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  9. --zeSto--

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    --zeSto-- - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    Get the fine tip black markers used for drafting.
    Just test it to make sure that it doesn't run too quick,
    or you'll get dots at every point where you hesitate (just like paint)
     
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    imported_splint2 - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    yeah zesto, those are nice, but they are also pretty expensive. around here, a small, unrefillable drafting pen costs a little over ten bucks...for one.
     
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    Night Shift - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    just cop yourself one of em gel ink pens and you're set..its clean, its smooth, and holds a blunt when you're done..
     
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    Daze One Million - Replied Jan 4, 2002

    microns is where its at
     
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  13. jah

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    jah - Replied Jan 5, 2002

    alright thanx fellas.

    peace
     
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