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With all due respect to the classics, this answer is “29”, which is also a pretty nice number. (Assuming I am counting right. You’ll tell me if I’m not.) (Placemat drawing, Steak and Shake, 2/12/19. “Q: How many spirit rocks … Continue reading
My resistance to the TWSBI Eco fountain pen is very low. This is a well known fact to anyone who reads this blog. Luckily for me, and for anyone who likes my drawings, an Eco habit isn’t a bad one … Continue reading
Stakes: bamboo Coffee can; could use brick. I found this poem in my pocket. At least it seems like a poem. The doodles could be illustrations, or maybe they aren’t. I used a brick.
I recently added this TWSBI Eco (turquoise, with a 1.1 stub nib) to my collection. It joins a lime green B nib and two black ones with EF nibs, which have pretty much replaced my old Rotrings as the scritchy-scratchy … Continue reading
Here on the blog it’s Sketchbook Week! Movie Week seemed to go over well, so this week will be dedicated to images from my sketchbook. Posts will include two more of the Fifty Superheroes from last year’s ongoing project, … Continue reading
The fifty sketchbook superheroes return with a traditional flying heroine, the awesome Flying Wing. Her costume is a classic Golden Age “girl’s” costume, with a modest chainmail bodice, little skirt, leotard under costume and oversized gauntlets and boots. As a … Continue reading
Pen test! I liked the TWSBI Eco with an Extra Fine nib that I bought last summer, so when the time came to buy more ink this spring, it was easy to throw a broad nibbed TWSBI into my shopping … Continue reading
Every so often, a nifty bit of penciling comes along that you are sort of afraid of ruining in the inks– I’ve started taking pictures of these sketches and posting them on line to give them a tiny shot at … Continue reading
Related to the phone doodle is the solo, improvised placemat drawing, usually executed with an everyday notebook pen rather than actual art supplies. A hard little ballpoint like one of my favorite Pilot Better Retractable yields strange results, particularly on … Continue reading