Drawing & Calligraphy
Bring out the Picasso in you with Spotlights range of drawing & calligraphy tools. We stock a number of high quality pens, all in a variety of sizes & colours as well as specific categories featuring Bargains Galore for Chalk, Charcoal, Crayons, Pastels, Ink, Markers, Pencils, Templates & Guides.
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Can I purchase Drawing and Calligraphy tools from Spotlight?
Yes, you can. If beautiful handwriting and stunning calligraphy makes you happy, then we have so many pens, tools and accessories available that will guarantee some top typography. Whereas, if you prefer to draw rather than write, then this section also includes just about everything that you need to create sketches, doodles, or any other work of art. With examples from some of the world's biggest brands, including Crayola, Faber Castell and many, many more. Master brush lettering, make your study notes instaworthy, or write your very own beautifully scripted wedding invitations. Whether you are an artist or a calligrapher, you are sure to find the best tools of the trade at fabulously low prices here at Spotlight.
What is included in this range of Drawing and Calligraphy tools at Spotlight?
There are so many different types of pens, pencils, tools, templates, ink, and more within this selection of Drawing and Calligraphy tools at Spotlight. We are a leading provider of all the drawing and calligraphy supplies and accessories that you could possibly need. With a huge range of pens, gel pens, ink and calligraphy supplies, your hand lettering will be on point with this fabulous selection. Get on board with the trend that is sweeping the internet and improve your brush lettering skills with our choice of brush pens.
Add a splash of colour to your artistic creation, with coloured pencils, pastels, markers and more. Whether you prefer to create your own colourful designs or enjoy spending time completing colouring books, we have so many options to choose from. If you are looking for individual pencils or sketching sets with a range of pencils, or an easy way to distress your work of art, then shop our selection of rollers, sponges and brushes to express yourself creatively. With such a huge choice available, plus Spotlight's guaranteed low prices and great value deals across the whole collection, Spotlight is the number one shopping destination for all your drawing and calligraphy needs.
How do I choose the right pencil for the job?
If you are not sure which of our pencils would be right for you, there are a few things to consider when you are choosing the perfect one for you. If you purchase one of our pencil sets, you will find a range of pencils, graded by their HB. H stands for hardness and B for blackness, and they are used to determine the different shade of black or grey that the pencil produces. An HB pencil is the most commonly used, and this is the pencil that you probably used frequently when you were at school. When you are new to the craft, choosing the right pencil can be a challenge, but to ensure that you use the right one for you, you could create your very own key. This will provide a visual guide so that when you are sketching.
Do you have any tips for calligraphy and hand-lettering?
The most important thing to do when you wish to improve your handwriting is practice, practice, practice and then practice some more. Print off free handwriting sheets from the internet or copy fonts from the computer When you are writing, the most important thing to consider is the stroke of your pen. Strokes that go downwards should be thicker, whereas, strokes that go up should be thin. Ensure that your strokes are of similar thickness for a professional looking finish. If you are writing in a larger font or creating your very own typographic work of art, then we recommend, drawing out your text first in pencil. You will be able to work out your spacing clearly and erase any potential mistakes.