A lot of people have asked me since I started posting more inkwork what tools I use, and I am SUPREMELY happy to spread the word, but I feel like it needs to come with a disclaimer on USAGE for the tools I'm promoting, and all that doesn't quite fit in a comment box, so I decided to cobble together a little journal to link to when it comes up.
There are people out there with feelings about paper. Frankly, I don't care as much. I care about the paper I PAINT on, but for inkwork, it's more about the brush for me. For the record, I generally use bristol board, which is common for comics, but right now I'm using Fabriano series 4 drafting paper, rough, cause that's what I can get in Rome!
I use a Windsor Newton, Series 7, Size 3 brush. Started out with a size 2, which is great for slick lines but I find if I want the full range of expressive lines, I need the chunkier, sexier size 3. This is the only tool I have heard praised by 3 diff