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.
For all that she had spent most of her life on a spaceship, it was a rare thing for her to see actual space. Her eyes reached up into it, and instantly she was out, soaring through its limitless depths. Stars slipped around her, clusters of glowing fruit, little floating toys she could have batted away like […]