dr vee mangaka club
 

Tools

To start with DMC's level 1 junior or adults class, you will need to have your own set of basic starter manga tools:

basic starter manga tools

  1. G-pen Body & Nibs
    We highly recommend getting Japanese brand for the nibs as these will last longer and produce cleaner looking lines (Zebra, Tachikawa, or Nikko)
  2. Round Pen Body & Nibs
    We highly recommend getting Japanese brand for the nibs as these will last longer and produce cleaner looking lines (Zebra, Tachikawa, or Nikko)
  3. Manga Manuscript Paper
    You can practice using photocopy paper but standard manga paper is required to make professional manuscript. B4 is Japanese standard. Recommended brand: IC, Art color, IM studio.
  4. Screen Tone 60L 10%
    Most brands code this as SE-61. Please get 1 sheet for learning purposes.
  5. Black Comic Ink
    Recommended brand: pilot (any paper brand), IMstudio quickdry (compatible with IMstudio manuscript paper). Please check for compatibility between ink and manuscript paper.
  6. White Out
    These can not be substituted by poster color or correction liquid. Recommended brand is Dr.Ph.Martin's.
  7. Drawing Pen
    Useful sizes to have: 0.03 or 0.05, 0.1, 0.5

Please have them all ready by first day of class.

If you reside outside of Indonesia, a lot of the tools are available for purchase through online shops. Please ask for assistance if you are not sure. This is the link to IMstudio Indonesia facebook page for mail order. Shipment within Indonesia takes 3-4 days.

Complete price list is available here. You may send them your filled DMC registration form for discounted price.