Cool video: a week of art journaling compressed into a few minutes!
This is one of my favorite reader-submitted photos ever– meet Tholakele, a 5-year old from South Africa. On a trip to Paris, left the toy department at Le Bon Marché empty handed and instead picked out a notebook and pen and ink set for herself, which she tried out the minute she and her mother [...]
It’s been a while since I actually reviewed a Moleskine notebook, and with all the concerns about quality going downhill, I thought it might be a good time to look at one I am currently using, a plain pocket size notebook (with regular paper, not sketchbook weight) which was purchased in recent months. This is [...]
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I have a big to-do list for this blog. Here’s some of the notebooks and things I’ve got waiting in the wings for future coverage, some of which I’ve been meaning to get to for ages: Miquelrius Boarding notebook 0.00 Night and Young Guns Moleskine books Piccadilly Softcover Notebook Assorted Japanese notebooks from Kinokuniya Bookstore [...]
This notebook is for all the fountain pen and ink fanatics out there: the Ink Journal. It was created by Tom Oddo of Goldspot Pens, who I am sure tests a lot of pens and inks, and as such, must have put a lot of thought into what a perfect ink-testing notebook would be. A [...]
I came across this thread on the Fountain Pen Network where various notebook addicts ‘fess up. No photos, unfortunately, but the collections described include these: Rocket1: 2 Paperblanks 2 A4 Rhodias – one stapled at the side and one at the top 1 Small Rhodia- I forget which size 1 A6 Rhodia Webbie 1 A5 [...]
Do you keep a notebook in your car? If so, where do you keep it? If you buy a Volkswagen CC, you can have a special place for it in the small driver’s-side glove compartment, as shown in their brochure: The notebook looks like the Markings notebooks you can find at Staples and Target. For [...]
This week’s addict blogs at Economy Pens, and of course he has to test all those pens on lots of notebooks: The picture above consists of the contents of one of my desk drawers and is probably about 90% of what I have for notebooks. Not shown are my legal pads (mostly Doane or Staples [...]
Sandra has a great review of the Squared Moleskine notebook: Life Imitates Doodles: Bleedthrumanade in Moleskine & Review of the Moleskine Squared Notebook. She shares my concerns about the darkness of the grid lines in recent print runs of these notebooks: And as a bonus, we get to see some of her Zentangle-inspired art! Love [...]
This video has been making the rounds on Facebook and I just love it! Some notebooks and pens make a cameo appearance.