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Interview with Poonam Mistry

I use a lot of different types of stationary for my illustrating and writing process. My go to ones are my mechanical pencils and a coloured highlighter. When I get given a project the first thing I do is highlight and annotate ideas around words or sentences that I think have good strong imagery. For… Continue reading Interview with Poonam Mistry

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Interview with Emma Graham

When drawing I love a mechanical pencil, not bothered what make, but with a 2b or 4b soft lead for sketching. When it comes to final artwork it varies according to the piece, again sometimes a ‘no outline’ look requires a lightly lined outline to ink in, this again is with a 0.5 mechanical pencil,… Continue reading Interview with Emma Graham

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Interview with Stewart Ross

For hasty jottings when waking in the night or pulling into a lay-by with a sudden thought, it’s a plain Bic ballpoint. (The kind that ruins your best jacket when it leaks into the top pocket.) For formal letters, those of condolence or thank-yous to People of Importance, it’s out with the Sheaffer fountain pen… Continue reading Interview with Stewart Ross

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Article: Paperchase Flagship

The organisers of National Stationery Week published a Stationery Tour of London which sounded like a great idea to Papers Pens Poets although to do the whole tour on one day would be a bit too much for anyone – even us. The official tour takes in 18 outlets, mostly nationwide chains with a few well know… Continue reading Article: Paperchase Flagship