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Touching grass and drawing trees

One of the few things I've managed to avoid dabbling in is ink drawing without drafting with a pencil underneath. The thought of putting ink on the page without a plan fills me with irrational dread (not least because I have aphantasia, which makes it basically impossible for me to conceptualize images from scratch without a lot of trial and error). However, plein air ink drawings seemed like an achievable task because I wouldn't have to pin all my hopes on my empty brain.

There's the complication of me never having much interest in plein air art before this, but that's never stopped me!

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A cheapskate's Traveler's Notebook setup

I bought a Traveler's Notebook cover last year, mainly because they released an olive edition and I'm me, but I also liked the idea of a modular notebook. I continued liking the idea and doing absolutely nothing else with it for 6 months. But now I've gotten off my ass and started using the damn thing for real! And definitely not in the way the company wants you to use it!

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