Even though the pandemic days are long, time still seems to be flying for me. This past week, I focused on sending out my monthly newsletter to my subscribers. Now, I’m back to working on a set of illustrations for an upcoming deadline. (By the way, if you want to join in on the newsletter fun, you can sign up here.) However, in my whirlwind of activity, I realized that I neglected to post the “B” inspired illustrations for my ongoing Moleskine alphabet drawing series. So, I’m remedying that in this B is For Busy (and Other Illustrations!) post.
B is For Busy (and Other Illustrations)
I drew the illustrations, above, with my new Faber Castell Polychromos colored black pencils. The Polychromos pencils are quite a leap up in quality from the Prismacolor Premier colored pencils I was previously using; however, I confess that I still prefer the look of ink and watercolor illustrations.
And, where ink “utensils” are concerned, I’ve also done a big upgrade. As you can see from my face, below, I’m over-the-moon happy with my newly repaired Carter’s vintage fountain pen. In the short video below, you’ll learn what happened to the pen and why I got it repaired. And you’ll get to see me taking it for its first test run!
In other news…
I’ve also been having fun training our little Toybob kitty, Ziggy, to learn new tricks. Thankfully, he’s a good sport and doesn’t mind making an appearance or two in my videos:
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