Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Apps vs books

I fear what will happen to traditional books when kids can look at something like this instead. Or maybe it would be in addition to. Nevertheless, this is amazing, and no doubt would entertain my two children. I just wonder if a book with stationary words and pictures will begin to lose its allure. I certainly hope not!

Friday, September 16, 2011


Upon the recommendation of friends, I purchased a Lamy fountain pen and Noodlers ink. I feel like the last one to the fountain pen party.
Unlike a crowquill pen, which I normally use, this pen allows a smooth back and forth without having to dip. No more black fingers, either.
I also bought a fresh new sketchbook in the hopes it might inspire me.
Here are some of my first sketches:

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Nursery Rhyme

I am working on modern nursery rhymes. I put in placeholder text to give an idea of where the two poems will go.