Take Five: The Pentel Color Brush in Use

Let’s try this. Since Industry R&R is technically a weekend column (R&R stands for “Rest & Relaxation” for anyone too young or otherwise unfamiliar with the term), it doesn’t really lend itself to sporadic, middle-of-the-week posting. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need a break every now and then, right?

So here we go. Take Five will be me interrupting your boring weekday with a quick, fun lettering post. You’ll still be getting a bigger column piece from me this weekend (Saturday, remember), but this is Thursday, and this is happening.

Yesterday, I decided to record myself warming up with my trusty Pentel Color Brush while in the middle of a presidential-debate-hangover-induced listening of Jay-Z’s “Politics As Usual” [iTunes Link].

I shared it on Dribbble, but then then I thought, “You know who might actually care about this? Industry R&R readers!”

Now, this is no in-depth lesson on how to use the Color Brush, and it’s far from perfect, but it is a good chance to see the tool in action if you weren’t curious enough about it already after my last post.

Here’s the video!

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