Portland Bill Lighthouse (sketch)

I used Bristol board for this picture. The very smooth surface let me get more detail. That’s not always what I’m after; often I want to see the texture of the paper and I want to lean more towards getting the idea of somewhere or something. (This is particularly the case with pets and people!)[…]

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Karas Kustoms Galaxie Pen Review

I reviewed the two fountain pens from Karas Kustoms’ new Reaktor range a little while ago. The Galaxie and Galaxie XL make up the other half of the range. The Galaxie is a ballpoint and the Galaxie XL a gel ink pen. These pens were sent to me by Karas Kustoms for the purposes of[…]

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An Interview with Ian Schön

Ian Schön is a designer of watches and pens. He started back in 2012 and is now known for making one of the best pocket pens there is. He went full-time in 2017. He was kind enough to talk to me and to tell me about how this came about and about his plans for[…]

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TWSBI Precision Fountain Pen Review

TWSBI’s Precision fountain pen caused quite a stir when the promotional photos were released, with a lot of people expressing surprise and disappointment with the striking design. Thanks to Scribble’s generosity, I was able to take a look at one in person. Price: £75 Filling method: piston Barrel options: gunmetal only Nib options: stainless steel[…]

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