Updated Ethics Policy

This is an updated ethics policy, with effect from 5th July 2016. I run Pens! Paper! Pencils! because I want to create the website that I would most like to read myself. My perfect website features reviews I feel I can absolutely trust. The purpose of this policy to be[…]

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Tina sketching Eiffel Tower

The Sketchbook Lifestyle by Tina Koyama

Tina Koyama is one of my sketching heroes. Her commitment to sketching everyday life every day is inspiring. Her blog is constant source of delight and I’m honoured that she took the time to write a post for Pens! Paper! Pencils! to introduce Urban Sketching. The Sketchbook Lifestyle Urban sketching:[…]

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SPONSOR: Spotlight Stationery

Many thanks to Spotlight Stationery for once again sponsoring Pens! Paper! Pencils! this month. Spotlight Stationery are a UK-based company that will send you a subscription box every month (or every two months if you prefer). With every box they make a donation to National Star, a charity working with[…]

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SPONSOR: Pocket Notebooks

Thank you very much to Pocket Notebooks for sponsoring Pens! Paper! Pencils! again this month. They have an excellent range of notebooks available, many of which aren’t easily found anywhere else in the UK. On top of that, they have monthly subscriptions of varying sizes. They’ve also really gone all-in[…]

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Painting, Drawing, and Persistence

A couple of years ago I got a little fed up with myself. I’ve always wanted to see if I could paint, to see if there was an artist lurking somewhere inside, but I think I was just afraid to try. It’s very easy to stick with what you know,[…]

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