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Tools: Favorite Fountain Pens

NOTE: UPDATED 1/2018!With Inktober arriving in a week, pens are an appropriate tool to review! (BTW, yes I am doing the challenge — I love it — but I don’t use the prompts.  I just draw every day in ink!) … Continue reading

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Tools: Travel Palettes (and a Review of Prima Watercolor Confections)

I’m happy with my travel case from Sennelier. I recently cleaned it and changed out two colors. There is one little thing: It doesn’t fit into my small purse. I know, artists are always fussing, right?  But it is about … Continue reading

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Tools: Pentalic Aqua Journal Failure

Update, before you read: Out of the blue Pentalic responded to a letter from ages ago.  They worked on the books and felt the problem was solved. They comped me two books. I told them they should’ve said that they … Continue reading

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Kursuwa Stad Aluminum Pencil Caps

Life was not civilized before the Kursuwa Stad Aluminum Pencil Caps came into my life.  No more broken tips on my pencils in my purse. No more graphite coming off my soft leads. HOW COOL IS THAT? I bought mine … Continue reading

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