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What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby cwatkinson » August 22nd, 2017, 9:04 am

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Subject says it all........................


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I've tried many different ones.
- White Prismacolor pencil. Doesn't always show up very well on white paper, but works great on toned or colored paper.
- White Uniball Signo pen, which has surprisingly opaque ink. I find myself using this or the Prisma pencil the most. The Signo is great for fine edge highlights. On the downside, it doesn't flow evenly and as a result can look splotchy.
- I've used Deco Color paint markers but I've found them to mix with the other inks on the page. I want to try Molotow and Liquitex.
- Faber Castell Pitt artist pen, white. Works pretty well but the tip is much broader than I like. These are popular in the ID community.
- White paint sharpies were horrible.
- In school we used this white paint (with a tiny brush) that worked well and was super opaque, but I hate using brushes. I can't remember what it was called.

Re: What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby yo » August 22nd, 2017, 9:57 am

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A combo of:
- white prisma pencil
- white nu pastel chalk
- Molotow acrylic pens
-Uni-ball Signs opaque white ballpoint
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Re: What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby Mrog » August 22nd, 2017, 11:38 am


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Re: What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby AVClub » August 22nd, 2017, 11:58 am


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All of the above, but I wanted to add I know a guy who uses whiteout :lol:

Re: What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby skyarrow » August 22nd, 2017, 12:23 pm

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Brian_Donlin wrote:...
- In school we used this white paint (with a tiny brush) that worked well and was super opaque, but I hate using brushes. I can't remember what it was called.


It was just called "ProWhite" and it was okay to use, but honestly we quickly just resorted to white-out and got about the same effect for a lot less money.
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Re: What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby yo » August 22nd, 2017, 12:40 pm

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We had the same. The paint pens have been a great replacement.


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skyarrow wrote:
Brian_Donlin wrote:...
- In school we used this white paint (with a tiny brush) that worked well and was super opaque, but I hate using brushes. I can't remember what it was called.


It was just called "ProWhite" and it was okay to use, but honestly we quickly just resorted to white-out and got about the same effect for a lot less money.

Ah yes! That was it!

Re: What do you use for your white highlights?

Postby moczys » August 22nd, 2017, 1:19 pm

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Another one I didn't see on anyone's list is the Uni Posca. The make multiple thicknesses and the white is nice and opaque:
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