A big list of things I use and recommend. Last updated: May 2022.
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Note that these recommendations are based primarily on use of the pens for drawing and sketching, rather than lettering or calligraphy. Here is also an entire post about Top 3 Pens for Inking.
Synthetic Hair Brush Pens
- Pentel pocket brush* (review)
- Pentel (standard) brush pens (review)
- Kuretake #8* (review) / Kuretake #13* (review)
Felt-tip Brush Pens
- Tombow Fudenosuke hard* (review)
- Zebra brush pen super fine* (review)
- Kuretake disposable brush pen extra fine (review)
Alcohol-based ink Markers
- Copic Sketch* / Copic Ciao* (editorial?)
- Sketchmarker Brush Pro* (review)
- Blick Studio Brush* (review)
Water-based ink Markers
Accents & Effects
- Daiso fountain pen (review)
- Daiso x Hauser fountain pen (review)
- Monami Olika* (review) / Ooly Splendid* (review)
- Pilot Metropolitan*
- Catprint* (printer, art prints)
- Square* (payment processor, point of sale)
- GotPrint (printer, promotional materials)