These are all the tools I use.
A good locking compass is essential.
I love these pens, they seem to last forever!
Throw away that plastic ruler. Get some solid steel.
This paper is really, really good for working in ink, it's smooth and heavy. I started using it because I couldn't find my favourite English brand here but it might actually be becoming my new favourite.
Acrylic paint pens, they work on pretty much any surface.
Great for filling in large areas and drawing thick lines.
These are probably my most used pens. They've got a chisel tip which is good for controlling the width of your lines. Nice, smooth, even coverage too!
If you're doing dotwork then you need these pens!
The best paint pens out there, smooth, even coverage. If you're doing really technical work this pen works great! If you're going MASSIVE then check out some of the other paint pens in my kit.
I love this pen! Great for filling in large areas, you can refill the ink or even just dip it in ink.
Handy for drawing.
I don't use coloured pencils that often but when I do I use these. They're quite nice.
You can draw massive circles with these. These are good for one or two jobs but they are cheap and will break eventually. Buy cheap, buy twice.
With these bad boys there's no limit to how big your circle is. If you're planning on using trammel heads a lot, these should last a lifetime.
I sometimes use these for dotwork, they feel tough so you can be a bit rougher with them. For linework they bleed a bit more than the Unipins so you have to work fast.
My favourite paper, sometimes hard to find though.
Spray it evenly on the finished product to protect it.
If your painting the entire wall then this might come in handy.
To be honest I never use a protractor anymore, but you never know it might come in handy.
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