Yearly Archives: 2020

Illustration of a gorilla with a STEEL F-402 Ballpoint Retractable Pen beside it

Ballpoint Illustration Tips from Artist Guno Park

Ballpoint pens, while seemingly ordinary, are many artist’s go-to tools for creating rich, beautiful, and life-like illustrations. Unlike other tools, ballpoint pens can produce modulated values and a dynamic range of line weights, allowing everything from ghostly soft lines to dramatic graphic marks.

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Array of Mildliner Highlighters

The Ultimate Guide to Mildliner Highlighters

The Mildliner Double-Ended Highlighter & Marker is the OG tool for artists, students, and everyday use. The two unique ends—including a chisel tip and a bullet fine tip—and its mild translucent ink make it a truly unique product that is often imitated but never duplicated.

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STEEL and StylusPens with mask, hand sanitizer, laptop

Guide to STEEL and StylusPens: Pens Designed for Quick Sanitization and Limiting Hand Contact

Finding ways to keep hands clean and sanitized is more important than ever, as Covid-19 is changing the way we interact with each other and our surroundings. We need to be especially vigilant when using our many screened devices, PIN pads and touch screens. Learn how a stylus or stainless-steel pen may be able to help you keep germs at bay.

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Minimalist bullet journal

How to Create a Minimalist Bullet Journal

By: Salena Salomone of @salenasbujo

Hello everyone!  I’m Salena from @salenasbujo and I’m here to show you how to start a minimalist bullet journal. If you’re anything like I was a few years ago, you’ve seen bullet journals online that look useful, but the thought of actually putting pen to paper to create your own spreads seems like a daunting task. Today I hope to show you that it doesn’t have to be, and that a future log and monthly spreads are great ways to stay organized if standard planners just don’t work for you.

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Ribbon lettering with shadows

How to Create Ribbon Lettering

By: Jo Ovenell of @theletteringcompanion

Hi everyone! This is Jo of @theletteringcompanion. I am excited to walk you through the steps to create ribbon lettering. This beautiful lettering style looks difficult, but it is quite easy to replicate and it only takes a few supplies.

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Studygram notes

How to Create Beautiful StudyGram Notes

By: Christine Tsai of @studybeanthings

Hello everyone! It’s Christine from @studybeanthings. Today, I’m going to show you how to create StudyGram notes that will not only help you in your coursework, but also be pleasing to look at! This tutorial will focus on creating notes for two types of subjects: one that is text heavy and one that requires diagrams. Plus, I’ll give you some tips and tricks to organize your notes in way that will optimize your studying.

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Office pens

7 Best Zebra Pens for the Office

No matter the workplace or your job role, pens are an essential tool that’s crucial for getting tasks done—but they don’t have to be ordinary or boring. The right tool can help you achieve your goals and even act as a professional accessory to your everyday style. Regardless of your profession, personal style, or preferences Zebra Pen has a pen that is perfect, just for you.

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Zebra Brush Pens on paper

3 Modern Calligraphy Styles Using Zebra Pens

Hi guys, it’s Kaneo Biggs of @kaneographyy. For this tutorial, I will be walking you through three modern calligraphy styles/fonts and the pen I use to create each one.

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Sea Turtle, Giraffe, and Orangutan drawings

How to Help Zoos and Aquariums During and Post Pandemic

Many businesses have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic—including many zoos and aquariums across the country. While visitors are not allowed into the zoos and aquariums, the many species of animals cared for in these facilities still rely on keepers, biologists, and staff members.

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How to Create a Mind Map and Brain Dump in Your Bullet Journal

Hi everyone! Cynthia from @cynthiabujo here. Today I’m going to show you how to create a brain dump and mind map for your bullet journal. These spreads are perfect for organizing different aspects of your life and can be customized to fit your individual needs.

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