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Some of my favourite art materials (when I'm not in my studio)

Some of my favourite art materials (when I'm not in my studio)

Anyone who has seen my collection of novelty pencil sharpeners (this one is a particular favourite) can probably attest that I love stationery and art materials... It sometimes feels like a bit of a contradiction when I create most of my client work digitally, but I use a sketchbook and 'analog' materials for drawing when I'm out and about, as I love drawing from life. I also enjoy trying out new materials and finding out what products other illustrators and artists recommend (if you're into that kind of thing Illustrator Kendyll Hillegas has a very thorough materials/equipment list which worth a look.) 

Today I'm sharing some of the materials I carry with me when I'm not at the studio and how I use them. I also share my sketchbook work on my Instagram stories if you want to take a look. ...

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