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Facebook Groups Recommended by Mike Lin and Brian Lin

A bunch of great artists to follow on Facebook.

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Zebra Tect 2way Light Drafting Pencil Review

I review a cool mechanical pencil from Zebra.

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Pine Needles, A Short Story - Part 2 of 2

The last moments of two interstellar lab technicians.

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Pine Needles, A Short Story - Part 1 of 2

The return of a unique sample from an extra-terrestrial mining project creates a problem for two young lab technicians.

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Pilot S20 0.5mm Wooden Drafting Pencil Review

The S20 is a terrific-looking pencil with an extremely balanced feel. Pictures and test drawings inside.

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Drawing Through Anxieties: Recreation Area Sketch

A sketch and some notes about creating through anxiety.

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Design Drawing Tips: Sketch notes from the AIBD Mike Lin Drawing Webinar

My sketch notes from Mike Lin’s recent webinar for AIBD.

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Sharpie Stainless Steel Pen Review

Man, I love how these stainless pens feel!

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Zebra V-301 Fountain Pen Review

In which I review a budget fountain pen companion to Zebra’s 301 line.

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Art of Illusion Wallpaper Kit

A free template for easily creating wallpaper imagery with a free 3D graphics software package.

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Somebody stop me!

In which I draw Spock.

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Pilot Futayaku Double-Sided Brush Pen Review

To be honest, I had no idea that double-sided disposable brush pens existed. See inside for my full review.

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Pen, Pencil, and Stationery Reviews

Zebra Tect 2way Light Drafting Pencil Review

I review a cool mechanical pencil from Zebra.

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Pilot S20 0.5mm Wooden Drafting Pencil Review

The S20 is a terrific-looking pencil with an extremely balanced feel. Pictures and test drawings inside.

» Read more

 

Sharpie Stainless Steel Pen Review

Man, I love how these stainless pens feel!

» Read more

 

Zebra V-301 Fountain Pen Review

In which I review a budget fountain pen companion to Zebra’s 301 line.

» Read more

 

Pilot Futayaku Double-Sided Brush Pen Review

To be honest, I had no idea that double-sided disposable brush pens existed. See inside for my full review.

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Tombow Olno Swift 0.5mm Bendable Mechanical Pencil Review

I was surprised by the quality, weight, and feel of this pencil—and that’s not even mentioning the fact that you can actually bend the pencil body to make the lead advance.

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Dang, a $30 Pencil: e+m Workbox 5.5 mm Clutch Lead Holder + Sharpener Review

Why would anybody want that? It uses 5.5mm lead, which is gigantic. And the pencil body is short and stubby. Also, it costs $30 USD. Again, why would anybody want that?

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New Classic Pencil: Pentel 120 A3 DX mechanical pencil in 0.7mm (blue)

I like 0.7 and 0.9mm mechanical pencils because they encourage you to think a little bit bigger. And I really like using this pencil, so I’m going to write about it, darn it.

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