Wednesday, April 7, 2010
A box from Dick Blick arrived on the doorstep today. Yay! It's official, I now have more art supplies than a hobbyist doodler is allowed.
Hubby is muttering "hoarder" under his breath from across the room.
Booty for today:
-Set of Reeves Gouache, 24 x 12ml tubes (the guy on the racing bicycle is on the front of the box.)
-Set of Staedtler Calligraph Duo calligraphy markers in black, blue, red, green and purple. They have waterproof ink so I can watercolor over them.
-A masquepen for laying down tiny lines of masking fluid for watercolor work. I tried dipping toothpicks and sewing needles in my jar of masking fluid then painting with them. That just didn't work. Sometimes ya gotta break down and buy the right tool.
-Winsor & Newton watercolors, 14ml tubes, Titanium White and Permanent Alizarin Crimson. I simply needed those.
-A brown Pigma Brush pen and a brown Pigma Micron 05 for the gridded journal. I already had a Pigma Micron 005 in brown. I love the color of these pens against the creamy pages and brown grids.
-Gray Blending Stumps, 12 assorted, for working with different drawing pencils. I found I needed more than one because when I switched pencils the stump still had residue from the last pencil and it cross-contaminated my drawing. Ugh.
I feel like a kid at Christmas. I have so many new toys I don't know which one to play with first!