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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
A continuation of yesterday’s post about the fountain pen I bought earlier this month at the farmers’ market … and about the free sample ink cartridge that came with it. Regular readers know that I am not a big fan … Continue reading
Some finished sketchbook drawings from the new farmers’ market pen. You may recall that this interesting pen (introduced here, with photographs in the following post) came with a sample cartridge of Private Reserve brand Ebony Green ink. Now, I don’t … Continue reading
Wait. This drawing of three young girls, maybe sisters (or cousins, like you meet in so many old children’s stories), with their “Magical Items” seems to have nothing to do with either everyone’s least favorite horrible-rash-inducing plant and/or our national … 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
This is my favorite stage in the drawing of the day process: erasing out the pencil. Up till now, the whites have been mostly theoretical– they’re the parts of the drawing that aren’t blackened with ink, but they’re pretty grey … Continue reading
As you saw in the previous post, a typical drawing of the day like the one we’re analyzing here is pretty much an automatic drawing. The first rough was random shapes that suggest figures, the second a drawing that established … Continue reading