Cartography Recommendations 8

These are the materials and tools I use to make the maps you see on my site and in my livestreams.
I use these to "fix" any mistakes while inking.
Sakura 37488 Gelly Roll Classic 08 (Medium Pt.) 3PK Pen, White
Sakura 37488 Gelly Roll Classic 08 (Medium Pt.) 3PK Pen, White
$6.00
I use this to make borders & other map elements fit the maps without drawing on the original (so mistakes don't ruin everything).
US ART SUPPLY Lightmaster Jumbo 32.5" Diagonal Extra Large(A2) 17"x24" LED Lightbox Board- 12-Volt Super-Bright Ultra-Thin 3/8" Profile Light Box Pad with 110V AC Power Adapter & Dimmable LED Lamps. Now Includes for FREE: 1 Measuring Overlay Grid & 1 Circle Template/Protractor 1-Year Warranty
US ART SUPPLY Lightmaster Jumbo 32.5" Diagonal Extra Large(A2) 17"x24" LED Lightbox Board- 12-Volt Super-Bright Ultra-Thin 3/8" Profile Light Box Pad with 110V AC Power Adapter & Dimmable LED Lamps. Now Includes for FREE: 1 Measuring Overlay Grid & 1 Circle Template/Protractor 1-Year Warranty
$140.00
Instead of adding extra paper behind my maps, I color them on Masonite boards. They absorb any ink that bleeds through without smearing.
Springer Atlas 565567 SN2 Lightweight Warp Proof Drawing Board, 18" Length x 24" Width, 1/4" Thickness, High Grade Masonite
Springer Atlas 565567 SN2 Lightweight Warp Proof Drawing Board, 18" Length x 24" Width, 1/4" Thickness, High Grade Masonite
$8.00
I love this drawing board and the t-square is just an awesome bonus!
US Art Supply Extra Large Adjustable Wood Artist Drawing & Sketching Board 26" Wide x 20-1/2" Tall
US Art Supply Extra Large Adjustable Wood Artist Drawing & Sketching Board 26" Wide x 20-1/2" Tall
$40.00
Perfect for working on those tiny, itty bitty features I'm always drawing.
YOCTOSUN Head Mount Magnifier With 2 Led Professional Jeweler's Loupe Light Bracket And Headband Are Interchangeable
YOCTOSUN Head Mount Magnifier With 2 Led Professional Jeweler's Loupe Light Bracket And Headband Are Interchangeable
$16.00
I trim these down to about 2 inch lengths and push my pens through them. Great, comfy grips for detailing work.
6-Pack of Foam Grip Tubing / Foam Tubing - Pefect For Utensils, Tools and More - BPA / Phthalate / Latex-Free
6-Pack of Foam Grip Tubing / Foam Tubing - Pefect For Utensils, Tools and More - BPA / Phthalate / Latex-Free
$10.00
The set of Copic markers I first started with!
Copic Marker SKST6-EARTH Sketch Markers, Earth Essentials, 6-Pack
Copic Marker SKST6-EARTH Sketch Markers, Earth Essentials, 6-Pack
$30.00
I work exclusively with Copic pens as I just love the flow of them.
Copic Markers SP Multiliner Set A
Copic Markers SP Multiliner Set A
$60.00
When mixing my own colors, this is the solution used to thin them out.
Blender Solution 6.75 Oz.
Blender Solution 6.75 Oz.
$15.00
I add my custom mixed Copic inks to these to paint my maps.
Pentel Arts Aquash Water Brush Assorted Tips, Pack of 3 (FRHBFMBP3)
Pentel Arts Aquash Water Brush Assorted Tips, Pack of 3 (FRHBFMBP3)
$15.00
Compression gloves help keep me inking much longer than without! Save your hands from arthritis with a bit of preventive effort.
IMAK Gloves, Large, Gray
IMAK Gloves, Large, Gray
$17.00
I don't use expensive paper to create my maps, just 90 lb matte surface paper like this.
Neenah Paper Exact Index Card Stock, 90lb, 94 Bright, 8 1/2 x 11, White, 250 Sheets
Neenah Paper Exact Index Card Stock, 90lb, 94 Bright, 8 1/2 x 11, White, 250 Sheets
$20.00