Pencil Cases With Adjustable Flap – Tutorial

  Since we live on the Pacific coast, any overseas travel ends up being a very long affair.  First, it’s about a 5-hour flight coast to coast across the US, then crossing the Atlantic takes another 8+ hours depending on the destination.  I always pack in a sketchbook and pencils to keep myself occupied. It occurred to me that a small pencil case would be nice as a storage for.. Read More

Pencil Case And Index Card Drawings

  Viking Penguin Olaf pattern on  Etsy   Last year I was working on the icad or index-card-a-day project where I painted one index card per day over the span of two months, totalling 60 cards.  During that time I purchased some loose colour pencils.  I had been wanting to draw a little penguin quilt pattern in Viking costume for ages, so I decided I would make that block for.. Read More

Pencil Case Tutorial For Making Christmas

  As a child, I used to live above my grandfather’s printing press and I used to get a lot of art supplies as gifts all the time.  I grew very fond of paper, pencils, markers, paint, glue, etc.  Even today, being surrounded by art supplies makes me happy.  Art supplies are like catnip for me!  The tradition continues and I recently got a ton of micron pens as a.. Read More