Watercolor

A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 3 – Shopping Guide

Shopping Guide My General Recommendations Winsor and Newton Cotman Sketcher’s Pocket Box (12 half pans) – Currently $13.97 at Amazon, $14.57 at Dick Blick Pros: Affordable, Widely accessible, Functional color selection, Detailed color chart and composition guide, Standard half pans, Compact Box, Includes small brush, Great range of alternative sets with different features Con: Some artists… Continue reading A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 3 – Shopping Guide

Pen and Paper · Watercolor

A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 1 – Basic Supplies

Since my beginner watercolor experience was so positive, I’m going to make a 3-part watercolor guide for those who want to start but don’t know how. In this post, I’m going to list the basic supplies you need. In the next post, I’m going to list some exercises you can do to improve your understanding… Continue reading A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 1 – Basic Supplies

About me · Pen and Paper · The Friday Flex · Watercolor

‘The Friday Flex’ Issue #14: Searching for Perfection

‘The Friday Flex’ is a weekly newsletter consisting of personal stationery and lifestyle news pieces. It primarily focuses my experiences with pen and paper krafts. Table of Contents Sketchbook Paper Samples: Stillman & Birn and Global Art Materials My Perfect Planner I. Sketchbook Paper Samples: Stillman & Birn and Global Art Materials And so, the… Continue reading ‘The Friday Flex’ Issue #14: Searching for Perfection

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‘The Friday Flex’ Issue #13: Pen Pals and Overhang… what?

‘The Friday Flex’ is a weekly newsletter consisting of personal stationery and lifestyle news pieces. It primarily focuses my experiences with pen and paper krafts. Table of Contents Instagram Highlights League of Extraordinary Penpals: Welcome Letters Overhang: Love or hate? I. Instagram Highlights A whole lot of orange…!!!!! @penaddict @imyke @nockco #notebookaddict #stationerylover #omg A… Continue reading ‘The Friday Flex’ Issue #13: Pen Pals and Overhang… what?

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‘The Friday Flex’ Issue #12: Stationery Love vs. Addiction

‘The Friday Flex’ is a weekly newsletter consisting of personal stationery and lifestyle news pieces. It primarily focuses my experiences with pen and paper krafts. Table of Contents Instagram Highlights Reining in my Shopaholic Mind Notebook Collection: Uniform vs Variety I. Instagram Highlights #GoT6Countdown Day 23: Jon Snow Although he's "dead", I do need to… Continue reading ‘The Friday Flex’ Issue #12: Stationery Love vs. Addiction

Pen and Paper · Watercolor · Wishlist

Wishlist: Sketchbooks

Since I started exploring my hobbies a little more, I decided I want to create more art. I mainly focus on calligraphy, lettering, and watercolors. Right now, I use the Companion refill from Innovative Journaling with their standard 120gsm/85lb Arches paper for watercolor practice. I use Nanami Paper’s Seven Seas ‘Crossfield’ for calligraphy and larger… Continue reading Wishlist: Sketchbooks