I became a lover of the fountain pen. Since quitting golfing and expensive photography (Leica), I can spare a bit of funding for rather special fountain pens. I got myself a Montblanc “Le Petit Prince” Solitaire Legrand blue fountain pen this time. I sketched up a little Prince floating in the air by the birds. […]

Remembering Paris. The Fashion, the Eiffel Tower. Café de Flore is a favourite spot for Picasso, which makes me want to visit someday. Have a café latte, watch passersby go by, and relax. Perhaps do some sketches. I recently got a special fountain pen, Sailor KoP, Ryokkyo Naginata-Togi in broad nib. I find the nib very broad and wet for sket

I made a sketch of Medusa with Linda Evangelista, a Canadian Fashion model who is regarded as the most accomplished and influential model of all time. Perhaps a bit too cute for a Medusa? I’ve added wings on the head. Rosso Antico ink Done with Montblanc Hemingway fountain pen.

Montblanc Legrand Solitaire Petit Prince & Planet fountain pen.  Made with burgundy red hornbeam wood, which is very dense wood, it looks solid, not like wood. It looks so precious.   “It is just as it is with the flower. If you love a flower that lives on a star, it is sweet to look […]

This colour dates back to 1400 BC from the coast of Ancient Phoenicia. Purpura or Tyrian purple dyes were extracted from a rare sea snail. Montblanc Elixir Colorist Pourpre Ink. I wanted to bring out a “Ruby” gem-like colour by sketching flowers and a lady’s jacket. It is such an exquisite ink colour and rare […]