Review and Giveaway: Canson XL Mix Media Sketchbook

I think I first came across this notebook on the Blick website. It comes in several sizes, and I was excited to see that one of them was 3.5 x 5.5″, a rare size for sketchbooks. I went to the Blick retail store in Manhattan to see if I could check one out in person, […]

More Good Stuff from Our Readers

From Jennie, a link to an article with some more great reasons to favor paper over digital note-taking: “The notebook has an immediate tactile advantage over phones: they aren’t connected to the Internet. It’s intimate in a way computers aren’t. A notebook has never interrupted me with a screen that says, “Wuz up?” Notebooks are […]

Moleskine Monday: What’s in the Back?

What do you keep in the back pocket of your notebook? Here’s one person’s look at the things he’d tucked into his: Read more at SketchBuch: In The Back Pocket of My Moleskine.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Marc Johns

This week’s addict is addicted to making his own sketchbooks, and lots of them: On his blog, Marc says “I’ve been making my own sketchbooks for at least six years now. I’ve filled up dozens and dozens of them. Most are made from lettersized paper, cut in three, then folded over. This is the ideal […]

How Small Is Your Sketchbook?

What’s your preferred sketchbook size? I do often draw in 3.5 x 5.5″ sketchbooks, but I often worry that it’s constraining. It’s harder to be “loose” sometimes when you’re working in a small bound book– but maybe that’s just my issue! Gabi Campanario of Urban Sketchers is working in an even smaller sketchbook and it’s […]

Handkerchief Notebook

The perfect notebook to tuck in a chest pocket!   Read more at Hankie Pocketbook – Mini Notebooks • Selectism.

Moleskine Monday: Stuffed Reporter Notebooks

How’s this for some super-stuffed notebooks!   Via En Alaska avec Heimstone | Café Mode, l’oeil d’une parisienne (presque) à la page – Lexpress Styles.

Notebook Addict of the Week: Fred

I came across this week’s addict on Flickr, where he posted this photo of about a year’s worth of filled sketchbooks: See more of the art within on Flicker at Completed Moleskines. That is except for color. | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Random Notebooks from My Collection

Here’s a few things I pulled out of one of my storage boxes, about half of which is filled with childhood notebooks from the late ’70s to mid-’80s. First, a small orange looseleaf notebook. I was probably in about 6th grade when I decided to devote it to Astronomy and colored the cover with a […]

Weather Notebook

A neat little article in the New York Times about amateur weather trackers. You can read it online here, but the photos only appear in print: That is quite a dense page of notes!