This is the best novelty notebook I’ve seen in a while! The knobs are erasers! Very cute. Read more at Drawing On An Etch-A-Sketch Notebook Is Easier With A Pencil | Gizmodo Australia.
I’m always hoping to find new brands of American-made notebooks. I was not familiar with Guided Products or their ReWrite brand of notebooks until they contacted me and sent some samples for review, so it was a pleasant discovery! I received quite a selection of samples. ReWrite notebooks come in 3 sizes, with ruled, plain, […]
Very cool– on the Tate Museum’s website, you can flip through one of Edward Hopper’s sketchbooks: I love the way you really get a feel for the sketchbook as an object rather than just disembodied drawings. See more at Edward Hopper: Sketchbook Viewer | Tate.
Just for the heck of it, today I did a Google image search for “collection of Moleskines.” Here’s what I got:
Resketch got its start as a Kickstarter campaign. I missed it at the time, but the makers were kind enough to send me a sample to review. The concept is simple: a spiral bound notebook/sketchbook made of reclaimed papers of various types. Each one is slightly different, with papers of various weights, colors and designs. […]
From an article profiling the Canadian artist Tom Forrestall: The Notebook We discuss photo possibilities. As Forrestall stands up the notebook is in his hand and suddenly between us. The way he’s holding it’ the pages open up more and I can see black ink mostly. But there’s colour in there too. I ‘d heard […]
This is a pretty neat website, with lots of artists’ notebooks you can click on and see in their entirety: This one is by Fally Sene Sow, an artist living in Dakar, Senegal: See more at www.atwork27.org
Here’s a post with some great tips and inspiration for keeping a sketchbook, from illustrator Chad Townsend: How to Keep a Sketchbook. From the article: What to carry: Nothing fancy! It doesn’t have to be a high dollar sketchbook. Remember, you’re going to wreck it anyway. What you DO need is something small and portable […]
Helen Ström is an artist who was born in Sweden, grew up in Spain, and now lives in Paris. I don’t remember how I discovered her blog but I love her beautiful sketches: See more at Helen Ström: Moleskine. Her watercolors are wonderful too!
This week’s addict won one of my giveaways (the Halaby Aero notebooks), and just happened to mention that he already had quite a collection. Of course I asked for photos! Zachary says: “I’m an architecture student so I’ve gone through four years of trying find the perfect sketchbook/notebook and another four years of still […]