If you’ve always wondered how handcrafted wood pens were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.
Many technical artists prefer the Rotring Rapidograph or Isograph series of technical pens, which produce lines of extremely regular width and which contain their own ink. Since being popularised by Robert Crumb in the mid 1970s, Rapidographs have been the standard pens used by most comic book and graphic novel artists in the past. Micron pens have been favored as of recently for their line work and disposability