Neocolors are one of my go-to art materials for art journaling. They are versatile and the colors are luxurious and saturated with a buttery smooth texture. With a zillion color choices, how many do you need? It depends how you plan to use them, but my suggestion is to keep it simple with a small set of 10-15.Read More
I'm trying to rein in my desire to explore every ink on the planet... even inks that have not yet been invented. I'm reaching for colors that I don't have, gaps in my cache, my knowledge, my collection. Colors that I can see in my imagination, colors that are not there, like the green of a ripe bartlett pear, a deep velvet red, a particularly frilly pink, the yellow of an overripe lemon. Bright, intense, pure colors that burst with energy.Read More
I love art materials that are versatile and flexible, materials are inherently building blocks to art. These inks are thoroughly engaging and now happily incorporated into my creative endeavors. This month, I'm playing with inks every day, creating abstract pages, doing some dip pen lettering, and more. Each year I dive into a different aspect of ink and am always amazed to see what I can accomplish in just month of experimenting. This is the third year I'm playing with inks for the Inktober Challenge. I thought it would be fun to share with you my thoughts on these inks. So here we go!Read More
I've been tinkering with a dip pen and ink for about a year and a half, quite in love with flex-nibs. Learning how to effectively alter the quality of a line via pressure and angle and ink flow... a skill that will take years to build.Read More
This is a user guide for Sakura Gelly Rolls, with color charts, identification, reference info & examples. These pens are on my list of favorite pens for doodling & drawing, and they are so juicy that they merit a special directory!
Gelly Rolls are perfectly engineered. The two things I like best about them?Read More