Category Archives: Fine Art/Drawing

Urban Sketching: Simplifying Perspective and Designing A Fluid Composition

Urban sketch of Chinatown

By: Guno Park First and foremost, urban sketching, or any kind of sketching for that matter, are to bring joy and excitement to each artist/sketcher at their own level of understanding and their own enjoyment of sketching. There are rules of perspective and specific practices that can enhance and benefit the sketch, but to me, […]

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Simple Spring Flower Tutorial

Flower artwork

Hi there! I’m Courtney from Tulip Poplar Co. and I’m excited to walk you through the steps I take to create easy spring flowers designs! Spring is my favorite season and there are so many beautiful flowers to choose from, but today I will be drawing daffodil and tulip flowers.

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3 DIY Christmas Card Envelope Designs

Holiday envelope designs

Hey everyone! It’s Angie from @anjcreativeletters and I am here to show you an easy and simple way to design your envelopes for the holiday season. Let’s begin!

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Spooky Ballpoint Illustration: How to Draw a Skull & Crow

Skull and crow illustration

By: Bonnie Wong Hello everyone! I’m Bonnie from @super.bonnie and I’m going to show you how to illustrate something spooky just in time for Halloween! October is my favorite time of the year and Halloween conjures up so much joy and I simply love it! I’ll be creating a black and white drawing of a […]

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Artist Chris Adams’ Illustration Process

By: Chris Adams of @chrisacreative Like a lot of artists, my process is constantly evolving but it has been pretty consistent for the last few years. Here’s a breakdown of how I like to tackle my illustrations. Let’s jump in.

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How to Draw a Wombat with Pointillism

Wombat illustration created with Pointillism with assorted Zebra Pen products beside it

By: Artist Ambassador Sandra Strait Hello! I’m Sandra from @lifeimitatesdoodles. Today, we’re going to draw a hairy-nosed wombat using a pointillism drawing technique with some of my favorite Zebra Pen creative products.

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Ballpoint Illustration Tips from Artist Guno Park

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

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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How to Make a DIY Father’s Day Card

DIY Father's Day popsicle card

By: Mai Lagdameo of @mai.notebook Hello! Mai here, from @mai.notebook on Instagram. I’m here to do a quick and easy tutorial on how to make a fun Father’s Day card. This is something you can work on by yourself, or with kids! The first step to getting started is to gather your tools and materials.

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3 Delicious and Beautiful Recipe Art Illustrations

3 Recipe art illustrations

By: Emily Colledge of @sugar_coated_canvas Hello! It’s Emily of @sugar_coated_canvas and I’m here today to share some inspiration for creating your very own recipe illustrations. When Zebra Pen asked me to team up with them, I was thrilled to make some more recipes into beautiful works of art. Since most of us have been spending […]

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How to Draw a Baby Chick with Zebra Pens in 7 Easy Steps

Zebra Pen product spread out along with drawings of animals

By: Artist Ambassador Sandra Strait Hello! I’m Sandra from @lifeimitatesdoodles. Today, I’m going to show you how to draw a baby chick using Zebra Pen ClickArt Retractable Marker Pens, Metallic Brush Pens and Sarasa Clip Gel Retractable Pens in the Milk Colors.

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