Exciting News!

I was recently persuaded that I should sell some of my existing art works. I have succumbed to pressure and decided to print some A6 cards and mounted prints, which will be available for purchase at events and direct from myself.  I have also set up a Redbubble shop to broaden the product range carrying the images. It’s all very exciting – seeing one’s work on everything from t-shirts and clocks to duvet covers and bath mats.

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Cheap As Chips

What makes a good pen? Well, it isn’t necessarily the price tag. Some of my favourite pens cost me less than £5. My Yongsheng 016, for example, is a lovely little pen – slim, pretty, metal-bodied, with a surprisingly good fine hooded nib and is a very good writer for the £2 and some pence that it cost. Of course, at that price, I have no qualms at all about filling it with shimmer or sheen inks, though just because it was cheap, does not make me value it less or treat it carelessly. Continue reading “Cheap As Chips”

Inkvent Calendar Days 2 and 3

Well, you can’t expect a post every day!

Day 2

I didn’t get around to Sunday’s ink, Pelikan Edelstein Aventurine, until quite late and then had a bit of a near miss as I tried to fill a pen that already had Cornflower blue ink in it. I don’t think I adulterated the sample as it’s still a nice deep green, but if you are familiar with the ink and it looks wrong, please let me know.

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