Galaxy Calligraphy Using the Colorless Blender 1


Hello friends, it’s Ali LePere here! I want to share how I make galaxy lettering with the Tombow Colorless Blender. This marker is definitely underrated and underestimated, but I have found it to be an incredibly versatile tool. It’s the Dual Brush Pen I use the most!

Let’s get started!

 

Materials

Create galactic calligraphy with @TombowUSA Dual Brush Pens! Tutorial by @alilepere. #galaxylettering #blendingtombowmarkers #blendingbrushmarkers

 

Step 1

 

Create galactic calligraphy with @TombowUSA Dual Brush Pens! Tutorial by @alilepere. #galaxylettering #blendingtombowmarkers #blendingbrushmarkers

I started by drawing the letter with Dual Brush Pen 403. This acted as a base to lay color down on top of in the next steps.

 

Step 2:

Create galactic calligraphy with @TombowUSA Dual Brush Pens! Tutorial by @alilepere. #galaxylettering #blendingtombowmarkers #blendingbrushmarkers

Next, using Dual Brush Pens 535 and 725, I colored large swatches onto the Blending Palette.

 

Create galactic calligraphy with @TombowUSA Dual Brush Pens! Tutorial by @alilepere. #galaxylettering #blendingtombowmarkers #blendingbrushmarkers

Then, using the brush end of Dual Brush Pen N00 (the Colorless Blender), I picked up the color from the Blending Palette and laid it down onto the letter.

 

Learn how to make galaxy lettering with the @TombowUSA Colorless Blender Pen! Tutorial by @alilepere. #colorlessblender #tombowusa #galaxy

I did this repeatedly, layering and blending both the blue and pink ink.

 

Learn how to make galaxy lettering with the @TombowUSA Colorless Blender Pen! Tutorial by @alilepere. #colorlessblender #tombowusa #galaxy

I continued doing this until I had colored in the entire letter.

 

Learn how to make galaxy lettering with the @TombowUSA Colorless Blender Pen! Tutorial by @alilepere. #colorlessblender #tombowusa #galaxy

 

The Colorless Blender cleans itself. That means that the ink I picked up on the Blending Palette is released onto the paper and never absorbed permanently into the marker. This self cleaning characteristic helps me blend colors together with ease.

 

 

Step 3

 

Create galactic calligraphy with @TombowUSA Dual Brush Pens! Tutorial by @alilepere. #galaxylettering #blendingtombowmarkers #blendingbrushmarkers

With the N15 Dual Brush Pen, I added small areas of black to the letter. I used the Colorless Blender again to blend out the black ink into the rest of the letter.

 

Learn how to make galaxy lettering with the @TombowUSA Colorless Blender Pen! Tutorial by @alilepere. #colorlessblender #tombowusa #galaxy

 

Step 4

 

Learn how to make galaxy lettering with the @TombowUSA Colorless Blender Pen! Tutorial by @alilepere. #colorlessblender #tombowusa #galaxy

With white ink, I added white stars on top of the letter.

After I completed the practice letter, I used the process to color in this small phrase. Since the Colorless Blender has the flexible self cleaning nylon brush end, I was able to control the blends and work in small areas of each letter with ease. I have used this technique for lettering, calligraphy, and for coloring.

Learn how to make galaxy lettering with the @TombowUSA Colorless Blender Pen! Tutorial by @alilepere. #colorlessblender #tombowusa #galaxy

Make sure to check out How to Create Soft Colors Using the Colorless Blender Pen by Smitha Katti and my Animal Print and Blending Tutorial if you want to see other ways to use the Colorless Blender. Make sure you also tag Tombow if you make your own galaxy lettering!

 


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  • MICHELE Mcneill

    TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
    THIS IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PEACE OF ART I HAVE EVER SEEN AND A WONDERFUL IDEA.
    I ONLY WISH, I COULD CREATE SOMETHING THAT GOOD.
    I MENTIONED IN ANOTHER NOTE ENCLOSED. I HAVE LUPUS AND MY HANDS DO NOT LIKE TO LISTEN TO MY BRAIN.
    IF YOU CAN HELP ME OR MAKE SUGGESTIONS–I WOULD LOVE TO GO SOMETHING PRODUCTIVE WITH RECIPES.
    THANK YOU
    MICHELE MCNEILL