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The Instacart buying guide to writing and drawing supplies

No matter the creative or professional project you need to complete, you want supplies that help you get the job done. That's where Instacart comes in. You'll find a range of writing and drawing supplies that make it easy to create. Instead of taking time out of your busy day to look for items in a store, you can order everything you need in one easy-to-shop selection. Instacart makes your day a little easier by offering your favorite quality writing and drawing products to order for delivery in as little as two hours. Shop for supplies you need via Instacart.

Writing and Drawing Supplies Near Me

Buy your favorite Writing and Drawing Supplies online with Instacart. Order Pencils, Pens, Markers, and more from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs about writing and drawing supplies

Choosing the right pen for your project is an essential step. The right pen for you depends a lot on your writing goals.

Ballpoint pens are dominant today, as many consider them cleaner and more practical than classic fountain pens. Ballpoint pens are disposable and dispense ink via a ball bearing at the pen's point. The ball bearing can roll in any direction, creating a uniform stroke of ink. A ballpoint pen works if you're looking for a low-maintenance tool you can easily use and replace.

Fountain pens let ink flow naturally from the reservoir through the nib, or the pen's tip. You can change the speed and angle of your writing to determine the width of your pen strokes. Although ink cartridges are disposable, you do need to manually replace them. A fountain pen works well if you want to draw expressive lines and varying widths.

A wide range of pencils exist, so learning your options will help you bring your creative vision to life. Some pencil types include:
  • Charcoal pencils: Made out of soft, compressed charcoal, these pencils create deep, rich blacks. Charcoal pencils work well for quick sketches or impressionist drawings.
  • Colored pencils: Most artists used colored pencils that are softer than pencils you might use in a classroom. Artist's colored pencils are made from wax or oil combined with various pigments and additives.
  • Standard graphite pencils: You'll find graphite pencils in various sizes. They are typically labeled from 2H to 6B. You'll choose different lead firmness depending on your goals. For example, if you want to try a technique called stippling, which lets you make very small lines, you will want to choose pencils with firm lead.
  • Watercolor pencils: You can mix these water-soluble pencils with standard colored pencils to build vibrant colors.

If you're searching for an alternative to correction fluid, you'll want to give correction tape a try. You can use correction tape to correct mistakes with typing or handwriting. You just place one side of the tape against the area you want to cover. That side is coated in an opaque, white masking material that covers your error.

Correction tape is dry and odorless when you apply it, making it a useful option if the smell of traditional white-out bothers you or if you simply don't like waiting for correction fluid to dry. Because correction tape is dry when you apply it to a document, it allows you to immediately start writing again. You can write over correction tape without waiting for any drying.

Correction tape is very useful in day-to-day life in an office or professional setting. This tool works well when you need to rapidly correct printed materials.

Time to stock up on school supplies? Having a handy checklist ready to go can help you be certain you don't miss any essentials. Some common school supplies include:
  • Colored pencils.
  • Erasers.
  • File folders.
  • Glue sticks.
  • Highlighters.
  • Index cards.
  • Loose-leaf paper.
  • Markers.
  • Notebooks.
  • Pencil cases.
  • Pencils.
  • Protractors.
School supply lists can vary depending on the subjects taught, but having a general checklist to use can keep you on track while you're shopping.

Whether you are shopping for writing and drawing supplies for yourself or for a loved one, ordering quality products should not feel like a challenge. Let Instacart save you time and money when you order your writing and drawing supplies today!