Many friends and fellow artists ask what kind of tools I use and where I get them. Here are the items I use and love. If you decide that you want to try these too, by clicking on the links through here will help support my business.

XP-Pen Artist22 Monitor

“Can’t afford a Wacom Cyntiq? No problem! This baby works great and is half the price! Comes with two pens, a glove, and a stand. “

Epson WorkForce WF-7620 Wireless Color All-in-One Inkjet Printer with Scanner and Copier

“Scans crisp images up to 11×17.”

Intel Core i5-7500 Desktop Processor

“In order to use multiple programs at a time efficiently, you need a good processor (And lots of RAM). This is the processor I use.”

Gigabyte GTX 1050 Ti Windforce OC 4GB GDDR5 128-bit PCI-E Graphics Card

” I am constantly working in many Adobe programs at a time and watch videos often. Having a good graphics card is essential if you work in the art and design field.”

Lenovo IdeaPad 320 17-Inch Laptop
” This laptop is amazing! It can handle me working in Photoshop and Articulate Storyline. The screen also has a good amount of real estate.”

Hardbound Sketchbook 8.5×11

“I am a big fan of hardbound sketchbooks. This paper takes well to pen, pencil and marker. Plus you can use it as a hard surface.”

Pentel GraphGear 500 Automatic Drafting Pencil Black (PG525A)

“One of my favorite mechanical pencils ever. It is heavy duty and feels great in my hand.”

STAEDTLER Premium Pencils Set of 12

“I am a big fan of STAEDTLER. These pencils are great for sketching and building up forms on paper. “

Generals Sharpener

“I have never had an issue with Generals. It never eats the pencil and this guy makes pencil shavings easy to clean up.”

MOO Eraser Set of 2

“One of the best erasers I have ever used. Does not smear.”

Kuretake Brush Pen Set of 3

” I LOVE these pens. They write very smooth and the ink is very black. Be warned that you must let this dry or it will smudge.”

Micron Pen Set of 6

” I have been using Micron for over 10 years. They are great technical pens and are very affordable. “

Tombow MONO Zero Pen-Style Eraser Refill Round Tip + Square Tip + 4 Refills (Silver Barrel)

” I actually should put Tombow erasers at the top of my list! This is one of my number 1 go-to erasers for tiny detail work. Highly recommend.”

BIC White Out Pens Set of 4

“No white gel pens? No paint? No problem. These white out pens are great for adding highlights to your art. I love these.”

Prismacolor Double-Ended Art Markers, Fine and Chisel Tip, 24 Set

“I love using Prisma. These have two types of tips. Colors are vibrant and blend well.”

Prismacolor Coloredpencils 24 Set

“Prisma is an amazing brand. Their colored pencils also blend very well.”

Artists Loft Watercolors Set of 36

“Very inexpensive watercolor set. The colors appear just as vibrant as they look. The end paint on the paper feels slightly chalky but the pigment is so bright.”