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Sketchbook hacks

In my meaning here, a “hack” is an alteration, usually a clever one.   There are 3 hacks in this photo. First, I made the cover of this sketchbook black.  It’s a spiral bound, 9×12 Montvall Watercolor sketchbook.  The cover … Continue reading

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Disc Bound

One of the other sketchers on Sunday looked at my book and suggested I write a blog post about it. For some months now, I’ve been using this Circa Sliver Foldover Notebook as a sketchbook. It’s my preferred size at … Continue reading

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2015 in filled books and journals

It’s officially New Year’s Eve, being 00:15 as I write this.  Time to review the journals and sketchbooks I’ve filled this year. There are 11 full journals.  There is one Moleskine and the rest are Rhodia.  Except for 2 periods … Continue reading

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Filofax set up

This is the new Filofax notebook with removable pages, which I have now set up for the new year.   I’ll be using it for multiple purposes: sketchbook, planner, notebook. As I mentioned in my previous post about this notebook, a … Continue reading

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New Filofax notebook

Filofax has a fairly new notebook with movable pages.  The system is similar to Arc (from Staples) and Circa (from Levinger).  It is more compact as it has something like a spiral binding rather than large discs. I really like … Continue reading

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Making for the Fort

I completed two projects today for Fort Nisqually.  Over the long weekend, I think I’ve put in about 10 hours.  I attended the Sewing Guild on Saturday and, collectively, we got a lot done.  I learned some new techniques, too. … Continue reading

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New sketchbook method

Now that I have so many sheets of Strathmore Series 500 Mixed Media paper, it’s time to make sketchbooks.  I just finished making a second leather bound one for Fort Nisqually’s shop.  While making it, I had the thought to … Continue reading

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Faux-dori

If you’re at all into notebooks, sketchbooks and stationery, you’ve probably heard of the Midori Traveler’s Notebook.     It’s made in Japan.  People mod them in all sorts of ways and talk about them at length on message boards and … Continue reading

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Arc sketchbook and journal

Recently one of my posts about disc bound sketchbook was reblogged by “Calvin was Right” blog.  I then read through all of the entries there followed by the Arc it blog.   (Arc it is now on hiatus but there is … Continue reading

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Book Binding

Peggy H. taught a few Urban Sketchers how to make a relatively simple sketch book.  We met in the large and sunny class room at the Northgate branch of the Seattle Public Library system.  All the photos are here. Peggy … Continue reading

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