※ Acetate Sheet: cels were originally made out of celluloid, hence the name, but later replaced by the more durable acetate film. They’re offered in a multitude of sizes.
※ Special Cel Paint: 2 types exist in Japan, which are the Toei Animation ver. & the Animex ver.
※ Special dip or tracing pen: a.k.a the G-pen (I’m serious, that’s what it’s called!) in Japan, they are perfect for tracing since they don’t scratch up the acetate surface.
※ Watercolor Paint Brush: a brush with a firmer tip is favorable (That’s what she said… LOL!).
※ Glass Muddler: preferably a sleeker model (almost like a drink stirrer) since it’ll be used to mix the cel paint.
“Hooray!! ＼（＾o ＾）／” to the kick-off of the new anime cel art miniseries. The next tutorial will continue to introduce you more tools of the trade.