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22 April 2024

How to create a colourful bloom illustration with ABT Dual Brush Pens

Spring is the perfect time to get inspired by colours. Things are blooming and everything is just feeling a bit brighter and more positive. I'm using the Tombow ABT Dual...

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06 March 2024

Create Your Book Tracker for World Book Day!

World Book Day is here, so let’s make a book tracker! We met up with, and she showed us the perfect way to log all the books you’ve read...

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09 February 2024

Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Scrapbooking with Tombow and DoodleLou

What better way to express your love and gratitude to the things and people you love than with a Valentine’s day scrapbook? I’ll be showing you a step-by-step guide on...

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04 December 2023

The Ultimate Tombow Christmas Gift Guide for Every Personality on Your List

If you're searching for the ideal gift for your creative mates? Look no further, you're in the right place. Explore our fantastic sets and let your creativity soar! They're perfect for...

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09 November 2023

Tombow Talks To: Caroline Palmer

How did you first discover your passion for graphite illustrations, and what drew you to this particular medium? My dad was an artist and graphic designer and I used to love...

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19 October 2023

Join the Tombow Collective 🌈

Exciting opportunity for the Tombow fans! We are looking for creatives to join the collective. It doesn't matter if you are a professional artist, a student or an art lover, we want...

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02 October 2023

Tombow Talks To: Alice Brisland

What inspired you to pursue a career in design, and how did you develop your unique artistic style? Art was everywhere in our home. My Dad was an Art teacher and...

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23 September 2023

Create an Autumn Bucket List with ABT Dual Brush Pens

Autumn is finally here - the season of cosy jumpers, hot drinks, and pumpkin picking! To kickstart the autumnal spirit, we met with Louise (, who has some exciting ideas...

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05 September 2023

A Guide to Using Your ABT Blender in Your Sketchbook with Katie Moody

Have you ever watched colours dance and blend on canvas? That's the Blender's magic! If you haven't tried it yet, now's the time to dive into this world of artistic...

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30 June 2023

How to use Tombow Brush Pens! Three ways to use them in your sketchbook with Katie Moody

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of the ABT Dual Brush Pens and embark on an artistic journey like never before? Join us as we dive into a captivating video...

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30 June 2023

Tombow Talks To: Meg_notes

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21 May 2023

A Blossoming Illustration with Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens

In this blog post, Jessica (jessica_smith_illustration) will guide us step-by-step through the process of creating a stunning spring bloom illustration using Tombow ABT Dual brush pens. Whether you're an experienced artist...

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01 May 2023

Tombow Talks To: Eleanor Wadley

What have you studied and what inspired you to become an artist? Throughout my studies, I have been creatively focused. I studied Art and Photography at A-Level, and went on to...

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29 March 2023

Tombow Talks To: Giulia Casarotto

What inspired you to become an artist?  It may sound a little pretentious but I always knew that I wanted to become an artist. My dad is a sculptor and I...

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17 March 2023

Create a fun patterned egg design for an Easter card using ABT Dual Brush Pens

Follow Chloe's step-by-step guide to create a fun patterned egg design for an Easter card. You will need the following:- some paper (I used 250GSM paper)- a selection of tombow ABT brush...

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28 February 2023

Mother's Day Card with Twin Tone Double Sided Marker Pens

I have to say I love all of Tombow's range of dual pens. These are great to try especially if you love creating different styles of hand lettering. I’m known...

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23 February 2023

Tombow Talks To: Katie Moody

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01 February 2023

Tombow Talks To: Nicola Bufton

When did you discover your love for lettering? I’ve always enjoyed creating, but never seemed to have any time to focus on making art. In 2020 when lockdown started, I found...

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31 January 2023

How to draw flowers with Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens

Discover how to draw a beautiful bunch of blooms using our ABT Dual Brush Pens, in this ‘how to’ video.   Grab your ABT Dual Brush Pens, follow the steps and practice until...

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21 December 2022

Step-by-step lettering guide with ABT pro dual brush pens

Practice your lettering skills with ABT Pro,  the alcohol-based dual brush pens.  Create colour transitions with this ink without using any water or an additional blender pen. These alcohol-based brush pens,  have...

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21 December 2022

Tombow Talks to: Bia Melo

When did you decide you wanted to be a professional illustrator? I think it was something that happened gradually. I have a background in Graphic Design and worked in publishing for...

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30 November 2022

Personalise your Christmas with Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens

With Christmas coming just around the corner we asked illustrator and lettering artist Rebecca Cahill Roots how she uses her Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens to add personalised touches to...

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14 November 2022

Tombow Talks To: Alina Snepste

When did you decide you wanted to be a professional calligraphy artist? To be honest, it was very soon after I came across learning brush lettering. I enjoyed it so...

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01 November 2022

Draw autumnal leaves with Bettyetiquette

This month, we have teamed up with Rebecca for a mini autumnal guide.  Follow the steps and learn how to draw realistic leaves...

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01 November 2022

Tombow Talks to: Louise Chai

When did you decide to dedicate all your time to bullet journaling? I was always the kid in school that did all of my homework on patterned paper and used different...

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01 October 2022

Join the Tombow Collective

Exciting opportunity for the Tombow fans! We are looking for creatives to join the collective. It doesn't matter if you are a professional artist, a student or an art lover, we...

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27 September 2022

Be inspired by our Tombow Collective

Take a look at our favourite artworks produced by our Tombow Collective members, all created using our range of art materials.   Delve into the pages of Louise’s journals for your own...

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26 September 2022

Tombow Talks to: Julia Cusworth

Did you study art or are you self-taught? I studied surface design at The University of Huddersfield and continued to work in sketchbooks and create mixed media pieces once I graduated...

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30 August 2022

Sketch with me : Nina Fuga

We've teamed up with Nina Fuga again who walks us through her process of creating a summer still life using our Irojiten Colour Pencils. Grab your kit and join us! What you...

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19 July 2022

Tombow Talks to: Jessica Smith

Where did you study and what some of your first jobs? I studied at Falmouth University in Cornwall, UK! It was the best place to spend 3 years and Cornwall will...

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18 May 2022

How to Bullet Journal for your Mental Health

Louise Chai (aka has taken some time to talk us through ways of creating some easy bullet journal pages, to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month.  Taking a 15-minute break from...

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20 April 2022

5 Fun and Functional Weekly Layout Ideas

Organising and planning your weekly activities is a core part of bullet journaling but there's so much potential to be creative here! Think of ways to squeeze in colour or...

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22 March 2022

How to create a monthly bullet journal theme

Learn how to design a beautifully visual and creative theme for your bullet journal. A bullet journal is an organisational tool to help you plan for each month but let's...

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10 March 2022

Rebecca Cahill Roots talks to us about what creativity means to her as a mother

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we asked Illustrator and Lettering artist Rebecca Cahill Roots how she will be celebrating and what creativity means to her as a mother...

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15 February 2022

Bullet Journaling for Mindfulness

Practice mindfulness with your bullet journal this year. Dedicate some time to putting pen to paper and focus on yourself and your mental health. Use your bullet journal as a...

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25 January 2022

Sketching Nature with Nina Fuga

Nina Fuga shows you how to draw your favourite home plant using Tombow's Irojiten's colour pencils in 7 easy steps. What do you need before you start: 12 shades of Irojiten...

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04 January 2022

How To Set Up Your 2022 Bullet Journal with Louise Chai

Get yourself organised this new year by setting up your bullet journal ready for 2022! A bullet journal is an easy and creative way to organise your daily tasks, plan...

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01 December 2021

What to buy a lettering fan for Christmas

I'm Rebecca, a lettering artist from London. I get asked lots at this time of year what I would buy someone interested in calligraphy for Christmas and my first answer...

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16 November 2021

Tombow Talks to: Nina Cosford

Nina Cosford is a freelance illustrator based in Hastings, UK. She has illustrated over twenty published books and has worked with numerous brands including Apple, HBO, WaterAid, TATE, Google, UN Refugee...

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15 September 2021

How to draw shoes with I Can Make Shoes!

Watch this short shoe design tutorial with I Can Make Shoes using Tombow ABT Dual Brush pens. I Can Make Shoes is an online shoemaking school, teaching the craft of...

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02 August 2021

Tombow Talks to Betty Etiquette

Rebecca Cahill Roots aka Betty Etiquette is a lettering artist and illustrator living in South East London with her husband and two children. Rebecca grew up in Cambridgeshire and moved...

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28 June 2021

Tombow Talks to: Lorna Scobie

Lorna Scobie grew up in the depths of the English countryside, climbing trees and taking her rabbit for walks in the fields. She is an illustrator and designer, now based...

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08 June 2021

How to draw a Whale with Becca Hall Illustration

Today we celebrate and honor our one shared ocean! To mark World Ocean Day, Becca Hall has put together a short Whale drawing tutorial. Grab your Tombow pens and discover Becca's easy-to-follow...

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17 May 2021

Tombow Talks to: Illyahna Johnson

Although Illyahna still considers herself a bit of a newcomer to the world of modern calligraphy, she has many years of creative experience under her belt. From studying fashion and knitwear at...

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20 April 2021

ABT Dual Brush Pen: Lettering Series

Check out our latest video which explores the versitile way the ABT Dual Brush Pen can be used for all your lettering projects. From brush lettering, faux calligraphy and blending,...

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15 April 2021

Tombow Talks to: Becca Hall Illustration

Becca Hall is a freelance illustrator based in Cornwall. Renowned for her nature themed illustrations, she has worked on a diverse range of projects for commercial and individual clients. From...

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30 March 2021

How to draw your dream flower arrangement with Nina Fuga

To celebrate National Pencil Day, we have teamed up with Illustrator Nina Fuga for a flower drawing tutorial. Nina Fuga is an itinerant illustrator who was raised in Venice, Italy. Trained...

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05 March 2021

Chickens Drawing Workshop with Becca Hall Illustration

Join award-winning illustrator Becca Hall for a relaxed evening learning to draw roosters, hens and chicks using a selection of Tombow tools. Becca regularly features Chickens in her work and will...

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03 March 2021

Tutorial: Make Your Lettering Pop with Illyboo Designs

One of my favourite things about Tombow ABT Dual brush pens is the ability to create beautiful eye-popping blended colour effects. This technique I am going to show you, will...

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19 February 2021

Tombow Talks to: Ms.Kaku Chiseko, Product Planner at Tombow.

In our new blog segment ‘Tombow Talks to’ we interview influential individuals who we think will inspire the Tombow UK Community. This month, we caught up with Tombow Product Planner Ms.Kaku...

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28 January 2021

Soothing BuJo Layout Ideas

A Bullet Journal is essentially a journal where you can hand write your do lists, notes, habit trackers, lists, ideas, dreams and aspirations. Many people use journaling as a practical...

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30 November 2020

Festive Dog Illustration Workshop with Becca Hall Illustration in collaboration with London Graphic Centre

Join award-winning illustrator Becca Hall for a relaxed evening of festive dog illustrations using a selection of Tombow tools. Becca regularly features her two border terriers in her work and will...

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20 November 2020

Discover the art of modern brush lettering in this very special Christmas workshop with Tombow x Illyboo Designs.

7th December, 7pm-9pm This festive hands-on workshop will teach you the basics of brush pen lettering, from warm up exercises to forming and joining individual letters. As part of the 2...

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30 October 2020

Tombow Brush Lettering Basics with Illyboodesigns

Our Tombow workshop series continues and we are delighted to be working with Illyboodesigns for a 2 hour session on Brush Lettering Basics. Master the art of modern lettering in this...

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11 September 2020

Tombow UK x illyboodesigns Brush Lettering Workshop

Unleash your creativity and discover the art of modern brush lettering using Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens. Discover the art of modern brush lettering using Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens...

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13 August 2020

Virtual Floral Illustration Workshop with Chloë Turner at London Graphic Centre

We are very excited to be partnering with London Graphic Centre for our very first Tombow virtual workshop. Join Chloe via Zoom for an evening of floral illustration from the...

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07 August 2020

5 Amazing ways Creatives have used Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens

ABT Dual Brush Pens are ideal for colouring, fine art, illustrations, hand lettering / modern calligraphy, doodling, journaling and more! Here, we have selected 5 amazing ways our brush pens...

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07 June 2019

Leafy Lettering

Hand lettering is fun and can be used for a range of purposes – whether it be unique invitations or greeting cards, framed quotes or for your bullet journal.  And...

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07 June 2019

Tombow x Moleskine Journaling workshop with Rebecca Cahill Roots

Here’s a new workshop date to get in your diaries. Join Betty Etiquette on 29th June at London Graphic Centre and get to grips with brush lettering for journaling. In this speedy intro...

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16 May 2019

How to turn a bad day into a good drawing by Maria-Ines Gul.

Maria Ines Gul is a London based artist and designer with a strong interest in expressive portraits, textile narratives, fashion illustration, book design and decorative typography. She recently collaborated with us on a...

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