Paper Review: Stonehenge Legion Mini Artist Pad Sample Set, Part 1

Review by Tina Koyama When Ana asked me if I’d like to review the Stonehenge Legion Mini Artist Pad Sampler Set, I was delighted! I have received a few pads in Art Snacks subscriber boxes, but I’d never sampled the whole collection. I know some artists swear by the distinctive textures of certain Stonehenge papers,…

Ask The Desk: Digital Drawing Tablets,  Typing Paper, & Astrobrights

Ask The Desk: Digital Drawing Tablets, Typing Paper, & Astrobrights

Joe asks: I need your advice on the purchase of a drawing table for my 10 year old granddaughter. She really is very good and I wish I could attach one of her drawings for you to see. She draws constantly and learns from books that I and her parents have bought her. She also…

Paper Review: Yamamoto Fountain Pen Friendly Paper Collection

Paper Review: Yamamoto Fountain Pen Friendly Paper Collection

The Yamamoto Fountain Pen Friendly Paper Collection ($39.50) is an A4 paper pad containing EIGHTEEN different kinds of Japanese paper. There are five sheets of each stock which will give you plenty to test and experiment with or share with friends. The papers, in order are as follows (copied from JetPens description page because I…

A Review of Two Notebooks from Nero’s Notes

A Review of Two Notebooks from Nero’s Notes

Stuart at Nero’s Notes (through the help of his lovely assistant Clare) sent over two plain notebooks for me to test out. The Fa Vo Plain in Vanilla and the Poach My Lobster Notebook (Lobster). I specifically requested plain notebooks because I like to be unencumbered by lines, grids or dots. Somedays I write, somedays…