Author Archives: Pam Bliss

new fountain pen: twisbi eco broad nib

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

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fifty superheroes: number 8

Every group (collection, legion, league, pack) of superheroes has a flying hero called “The Angel”.  Its sort of a requirement.  This guy is probably using the name ironically– his feathered, taloned , birdlike body hardly resembles the pretty-pretty take on … Continue reading

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domestic haiku

Sleeping off a cold, while the dogs in the kitchen are shredding a dishcloth. (I thought about adding an illustration, but the remains, spread out across an unswept kitchen floor, were not photogenic.  Unlike the perpetrators, but I don’t want … Continue reading

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little psychic beings

Do you have a story with a science fiction bent?  Do you need some little psychic beings?  Here, I made these for you.  You can tell they are psychic beings by their big bald heads with dramatic veins and brain … Continue reading

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with contrails

A lot of stuff going on this week, but there’s always time to pause for a phone camera sunset–this one with contrails.

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best of the drawing of the day: stub pen trio

Ashamed to admit (? maybe ?) that I am having a lot of fun with a fountain pen user group I’ve joined on social media.  In exchange for some good advice the members have given me recently, I decided to … Continue reading

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announcing the new Official Pam Bliss Facebook Page!

Did you know that I now have an Official Facebook Page? (How modern!)  This is a public page– you do not have to be a member of Facebook to see and follow it.  It’s just another way to stay in touch … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 7

Are we breaking the rules already?  Because I’m pretty sure High Pockets here is not so much a superhero … Maybe it’s his passing resemblance to that great cartoon bad guy, Sideshow Bob, but I have a feeling HP doesn’t always … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number six

(For returning readers: last year, I challenged myself to draw 50 original superheroes in my drawing of the day sketchbook.  This year, I am sharing them with you.) Superhero number 6 is The Foxtown Mystery.  Named after a local folk … Continue reading

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blue koi are hungry koi

Two squares of blue koi feeding in a local park during a March rain. (Fuji X-T10 with the 60mm f/2.4, tweaks to contrast and saturation for that Japanese style koi effect.)

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