Cards and Prints

At my home on the south coast of England, I now have the world’s smallest gallery. It won’t stay small forever as I’m adding to it at the supersonic rate of about one drawing per month. I’m currently working on a picture of Weymouth’s lifeboat, the glacial progress of which[…]

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Faber-Castell Grip Fountain Pen Review and Giveaway

Faber-Castell make excellent yet consistently underrated pens. The Grip range has been around for a while but until recently did not include a fountain pen. Thank you to Goldspot who very kindly sent me this pen to review. These are my own opinions. I’m giving this pen away, read on[…]

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Back Pocket Guitar Notebook Review

Back Pocket are a UK-based company that produces an ever increasing range of pocket notebooks, all of which are printed in England. This notebook was sent to me by Nero’s Notes for the purposes of this review. These are my own opinions based on having used the notebook over a[…]

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Inventery Pocket Fountain Pen and Rollerball with Extender Review and Giveaway

A fountain pen, a rollerball, a pocket pen. The Inventery Pocket Pen is all of these, all in a concise brass package. These pens were sent to me by Inventery for the purposes of this review. These are my own opinions. Read on to see how you can win the[…]

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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[…]

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