Pen Review: Gama Forever Black Ebonite Fountain Pen

Hi everyone and welcome back for another fountain pen review! Today I review another Indian pen – Gama Forever. It’s my understanding that Gama is one of the bigger Indian pen brands. They make quite a few pen models. The pen reviewed here is named Forever and it’s an eyedropper filler made from black Ebonite, with Ebonite feed and gold colored highlights. I’ve been looking…

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Book Review: Gilles Néret’s Henri Matisse Cut-Outs

Matisse’s cut-outs “have been taken for the last hobby of a crippled old man, whereas they are… ‘the end-product of an entire life of work and the flowering of an enormous, sincere and difficult effort’…” I agree with the latter. And that’s why I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I really love Matisse’s work and this final period of his life is my absolute favorite. I…

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Pen Review: Noodler’s Ink Neponset Red Rebellion Ripple Ebonite Fountain Pen

Hi everyone and welcome back for another fountain pen review! Today we are going to take a look at the most recent addition to the Noodler’s Ink lineup – the Neponset. With the Neponset, Noodler’s Ink promised to make a pen unlike any other on the market. It was to be a step up from their previous models in terms of nib performance and overall…

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Uncut and Complete. Watercolor Video Demonstration

On a painting of an old boat I use several techniques and principles already demonstrated in previous videos, from wet into wet underpainting, to connecting and disconnecting shapes, to creating texture by splattering and calligraphy and more. In this uncut and unedited video I want to show you the whole process without cutting out any passages, however insignificant, in case you are interested to see…

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Pen Review: TWSBI Vac700 Amber Fountain Pen

Hi everyone and welcome back for another fountain pen review! TWSBI is a relatively new pen company located in Taiwan. According to their website, they had been manufacturing various OEM products for the past 40 years. They ultimately decided to sell under their own brand name and so TWSBI pen company was born. TWSBI pens are fun. They bring quality and innovation into the world…

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