My wonderful and lovely friend has successfully sucked me into her fountain pen obsession by sending me some of her pens and inks. I’m still really bad at traditional drawing (really bad!) but I used them to draw a quick gift for my dad when he visits next week. When I was little, my dad would make up and tell us stories about “Churt the gopher” who lived in our garden and went on all kinds of adventures. I still remember a lot of them and they’re very dear to me. This was drawn with an FPR Indus pen and brown/black Sheaffer ink mix.
Hour of Winter Birds
Where my mom lives, there’s an event hosted by a big birdwatching group called the “Hour of Winter Birds.” Every January, people count the birds in their backyards and submit their findings, and the group makes an amazing interactive map out of the data. For Christmas, I took the five most common birds in my […]