ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Crayola Supertips Art Markers

Updated on September 28, 2010

Crayola Supertip Art Markers

 The Crayola Supertip art markers are some of the cheapest art markers around and quite flexible to color too, as the supertips really are quite super with their almost paintbrush like quality. As usual with the Crayola range, these Supertip markers blend quite well with one another and the pens grip quite well much like a thin pencil, although different to the chunkier Crayola Broad markers, the color lays down differently on the paper and you can change the angle of your supertip markers to create different line weights which looks quite effective on a drawing.

If you are coloring in a sketchy style like I am in the following Crayola demonstration video, then you can achieve some great results with your own drawings and color work.

I own a few packs of the supertips and I always seem to buy the one with 12 markers in the pack, maybe it's a superstitious thing, but I never ever buy one with more in, as I usually buy two packs of 12 at a time....maybe because I is strange I don't know. Hording art materials and equipment is a good thing right?

The Crayola Supertips are ideal for intricate color work or quick drawing or even writing and they are cheap enough if they dry out to buy some more.

Also see The Crayola Twistables

Like I said in the following video I go through coloring one of my skull drawings, quite quickly and I like the way that you can blend the colors too as I was experimenting with the red, orange and yellow supertips, the yellow seemed to help to blend the other two colors more when laid over the top of them.

The paintbrush like qualities of the Crayola Supertips are apparent when you start to color as the tip of the markers flex when you press hard and so I think experiemnting with differenbt line weights and ways of angling the pen to suit your way of coloring could be a great idea as you create different effects, such as feathering and quite details but careful cross hatching of layered colors.

I think more experimentation is needed with these cheap but quality art the video and decide for yourself if these supertip art markers will be right for you or your kids to use.

I think they will be!

Crayola Supertip Markers

Crayola Supertip art markers.    Image -
Crayola Supertip art markers. Image -

Crayola Supertips Color Video Demonstration

Crayola Supertip Art Markers

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • Wendy Krick profile image

      Wendy Krick 

      8 years ago from Maryland

      Very Nice Hub.

    • waynet profile imageAUTHOR

      Wayne Tully 

      8 years ago from Hull City United Kingdom

      Cheers now Guys!!

      Supertips are the bees knees!

    • kaltopsyd profile image


      8 years ago from Trinidad originally, but now in the USA

      Nice! The markers leave a nice finish to illustrations. Thanks for showing... and telling.

    • dallas93444 profile image

      Dallas W Thompson 

      8 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      Thanks for sharing. Good ideas.

    • waynet profile imageAUTHOR

      Wayne Tully 

      8 years ago from Hull City United Kingdom

      Hey Cheers there Robert!

      I did another one with Crayola crayons on a Halloween pumpkin and the end result was something similar. I find coloring is just as good if you be quick and almost sketchy with your art markers.

    • robertsloan2 profile image


      8 years ago from San Francisco, CA

      Wow, these really are very cheap! I haven't seen those ones before, but seeing how you handle them is striking. I can see why you stick with the twelve color packs because your style maximizes the use of a simple limited palette. You used only four colors in this fiery burning devil skull - and yet your use of reserved white, your loose sketching and excellent design made that more powerful than if you'd had a dozen shades of orange in between.

      When the final version of a project is the print, lightfastness is not an issue. You can always print out something like that with archival inks if you want to preserve it forever - or get it as a tattoo that's pretty lasting. I feel as if I learned something about coloring on this one. Thanks for a great video!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)