“What pen did you use?”

A guide to lettering with unconventional writing instruments

An empty toilet roll is an excellent tool for writing and drawing letters

Introduction

Sponge, tooth brush, empty pill tray, cotton stick, plant stem… On my mural I wrote the name of the item with the item itself

36 Days of Type 2019 | by epletyv

What pen did you use?

@whatpendidyouuse

Let’s go!

Tips & tricks for doing calligraphy with random items

01: Kerning

02: Spell check 🤓

03: Ink distribution

04: Item size

05: Guidelines

06: Cover the floor + walls

07: Clothing

08: How ink affects your item

09: Experiment with stroke textures

Designer & artist based in Trondheim, Norway