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Old Newfoundland Sketchbook : Redux

A few years back we did a road trip across Newfoundland. I was looking through my old sketchbooks, digging up reference images for an upcoming project, and I realized I’ve never actually posted scans from the trip. 67 more words


Rotring 900 Fountain Pen Quick Review

The 900 is the only Rotring fountain pen I have ever owned.  I have not been a fan of Rotring’s tool-like design nor their (generally) scratchy nibs but my 900 is an exception.   353 more words

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Celebrate Small Business

Today is our 9th birthday! 

We opened the day after Thanksgiving in 2005 and well, we’re still here. We weathered the storms of the great recession thanks to our loyal and new clients.  231 more words

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A Closer Look at My Full-Sized Parker 51 Aerometric

I wrote yesterday that I traded one of my demi-sized Parker 51’s for this full-sized 51. It’s basically the same as my demi, except it’s bigger and the aerometric converter holds more ink and is encased in a steel shell instead of just a clamp. 209 more words

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Making Music with a Nakaya Kikyo Piccolo Music Nib

Making Music with a Nakaya Kikyo Piccolo Music Nib

I’ve been curious about music nibs since I first read a comparison review on FPN about them. 531 more words

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Field Notes Ambition Notebook Review

“Ambition” is the 25th release in the Field Notes Colors series of limited edition notebooks.

The three pack contains a datebook, ledger and memo book. 137 more words

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Traded: Parker 51 Demi for a Full-sized Parker 51

One of my favorite pens is my trusty ole navy grey Parker 51 Demi. I don’t generally like fine nibs but on Parker 51’s, I love them. 355 more words

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