New watercolour markers

I obtained a set of Winsor Newton Watercolour Markers, their 6-pack, and tried them out on a number of papers to see how they perform. Perhaps no surprise, but the smoother the paper, given enough weight, the better they perform.

I particularly like how the work on the smooth Stillman & Birn papers, expecially the gamma (vellum), epsilon, and zeta. The Tamoe River paper was very nice. I also very much enjoyed the performance on plain old printer paper. Continue reading New watercolour markers

Flex Pen Friday: A Full Moon Poem

Someone has declared Fridays to be #FlexPenFriday, not that I can find that on the major social networks (only 10 on Instagram). Anyway, it’s Saturday night instead of Friday, but this is my #FlexPenFriday offering anyway. 🙂

My sister, Ruth Temple, wrote a couple poems back in 2011 for the Full Moon Poetry Society. This one is a wonderful homage to Walter Carlos Williams’s poem This is Just to Say only about Moon words instead of plums. Just as delicious.

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