Because I’ve been trying out the Prismacolor markers on my Art Muse series, and just bought a bunch of Pitt brush markers for the comic page I featured yesterday (I love them, I love them!) I’ve become interested in markers as a medium. At first I viewed them as just a way to put some quick tones down when I was in too much of a hurry to do an ink wash, but I’ve been seeing some amazing things that people do with them, particularly on the you-tube videos by various comics artists that I have been consuming like popcorn. So now I’m curious, and when I get curious, look out — money will be spent, time will pass unnoticed, sheets of “experiment” paper will pile up in my collage stash!
But in the interest of not spending too much, and not cluttering up my studio with supplies that didn’t work out, I like to do some research before I buy stuff. While ogling my way around google, I found a pdf comparing every artist marker I’ve ever heard of, and many that I haven’t. It was so good, I had to share it. Enjoy!
And — if you use markers and would like to put your experience into words in the comments below, please do! You can become part of my research efforts, with my gratitude!