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Black Moleskine

Moleskine has turned to the dark side and I approve.     They have released some black paper sketchbooks that come in the landscape version I have, A4 and the smaller sketchbook. The paper in them is very matt black … Continue reading

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A Long Holiday – Sketches

Family S. went off on holiday to Loch Long this summer. We all had a fantastic time – how could you not in a location like this?         Our cabin was right on the beach. With a … Continue reading

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A Memo on Moleskines

Moleskine notebooks and sketchbooks are the stuff of legend. Anyone who’s anyone has used them: Picasso, Hemingway, Bruce Chatwin, Van Gogh…and Salemskye. Yes, for my out and about sketching (of which I really need to do more and share more) … Continue reading

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Culzean Sketching

Family SalemSkye had a wee trip out yesterday to Ayrshire. We went to Culzean Castle, well, the grounds and the beach because in actual fact inside Culzean Castle, which is more like a stately home, is rather dull and child-unfriendly. … Continue reading

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The Art of Urban Sketching

I am not sure how I came across this phenomenon but I am glad I did. I got used to seeing and admiring the works of Urban Sketchers around the world through Flickr, so when Amazon threw up a “You … Continue reading

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An Illustrated Life

Danny Gregory was an ad man who began keeping an illustrated journal in his mid-30s. It was a way to reconnect with the creative side of his brain and the person he was before. He wanted to get into the … Continue reading

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