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Immediately before last week’s brief blogging break, we saw the sketchbook sample page for my new fountain pen, a TWSBI Eco broad nib. In contrast, here is the page for the second pen I bought in the same order: another … Continue reading
The power has been out just long enough get a little worrisome. The familiar stuff on the kitchen counter is looking rather spooky and pretty soon somebody is going to have to go out and start up a car so … Continue reading
Why shouldn’t the benches in the waiting areas of the interstellar spaceport be in the shape of cool alien animals? Or, if your large quadrupedal crewmate has a convenient piece of armor on his back and you are relatively … Continue reading
New scanner week continues its exploration of the seemingly long forgotten depths of the Drawing of the Day sketchbooks with an example of a very particular class of DoDs– the New Fountain Pen drawing. I have shared several of these … Continue reading
Regular readers and fellow fountain pen buffs may remember that I bought a new fountain pen at the Farmers’ Market earlier this summer. I’ll admit I was charmed by the shininess of this handsome pen and by the chance to … Continue reading
Geology class always goes better when some of your classmates are real rocks. This girl is sharing an outdoor lecture with a “rock guy” and the classic trio of Kekionga spirit rocks. Beside the obvious subjects, this drawing is … Continue reading
Judging from the stats (Yes, I’m watching you reading me, but only in terms of raw numbers- I am not tracking you individually by means of some kind of blogging platform software drone. Really.) the audience is quite interested in … Continue reading
Went to the Farmers’ Market to take pictures and buy houseplant cuttings and maybe a taco, but I ended up with something rather unexpected. Note that I consistently misplace the apostrophe in Farmers’ Market throughout the sample. There was more … Continue reading
People sometimes come to this blog to read about fountain pens and how to care for them and use them for drawing and hand lettering, so I thought I would share with you what I do to get started with … Continue reading
Just got back to the studio from the kitchen with a handful of fountain pens that all ran dry within the last half hour. Since posts about pens and hand lettering are always popular and since I had to scribble … Continue reading