ScrawlrBox May 2018 - Woodland creatures

This is a short, complementary post to my speedpaint of the May’s ScrawlrBox challenge, Woodland creatures. Be sure to check it out on my youtube channel.

Supplies in the box

Supplies, ScrawlrBox may 2018

  • Spectra Ad Markers
  • Sakura Pigma Micron PN Drawing Pen (0.4-0.5 mm)
  • Sakura Gelly Roll Classic White 10 (1.0 mm)
  • Bleed-proof Marker Layout Paper, 75gsm

Personal thoughts of the supplies

At first glance the Spectra Ad Markers remind me of Copic (Sketch) Makers; A light grey, oval body with a coloured cap that correspond to the colour of the marker and of course the brush nib. I love it.

Colours from similar families (e.g green with yellow-green) blend well together but colours from different families (e.g green with red) does not. This is expected of course but the colourless blender does not help as much as it could. On the other hand, you can only do so much with a limited amount of colours and I think they would blend better together if you had more colours at your disposal.

The Sakura Pigma Micron PN Drawing Pen is nice to draw with and the line width varies depending on angle. The pen works well with the markers overall but I would not say it is smudge-proof since it did smudge for me occasionally (perhaps this is true for all fineliners if the paper gets wet enough). Drawing on top of the markers do however work very well without smudge or feathering.

The Bleed-proof Marker Layout Paper 75gsm is smooth to draw on and the markers do not bleed through (which is also stated in the name).

The Sakura Gelly Roll Classic White 10 is a charm and I love it! I have one just like this and it is my favourite pen for making highlights.

Final result

Watch the speedpaint on my youtube channel


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