Yippee Cahier!

innocent ramblings of a dilettante doodler

... and his curiously calligraphic predilection for pangrams, pens, and appalling alliteration ...

Wishing Spring Would’ve Sprung

Early March in Chicago and still no signs of any serious thaw. Today's report calls for another 4 to 7 inches of snow, and It has driven me to ink!  

Therefore, I'm loading up my trusty TWSBI Diamond 580 with Noodler's Apache Sunset while I succumb to scribbling sunny thoughts that bring a smile to my face while you enjoy these links to learn more about this twinkling, tawny treat.

A quick shot on our backyard fence post as the temperature struggles to get to 20 degrees. Natural light (and not much of it ) shot with a Nikon D5100 18-55mm 'kit" lens.

A quick shot on our backyard fence post as the temperature struggles to get to 20 degrees. Natural light (and not much of it ) shot with a Nikon D5100 18-55mm 'kit" lens.

The Sator Square inked with my TWISBI Diamond 580 in a Rhodia DotPad 5x5 80 with a Nikon D5100 18-55mm 'Kit" lens

P.S. It does seem silly to embark on a blog where so many competent colleagues have gone before. What I humbly hope to contribute are these Sator Squares (seen side-by-side) upon pages torn from a coherent collection of common cahiers.

Ink Samples ...

Clairefontaine Basics, Doane Paper Grid + Lines, Fabriano EcoQua, Rhodia DotPad, Moleskine Journal Cahier, and a Neon Yellow Post-It.

My Favorite Reviews of Noodler's Apache Sunset

Noodler's Apache Sunset was the first subject chosen for Stephen B.R.E. Brown's detailed Inkcyclopedia YouTube reviews for FPGeeks.

Ed Jelly's Wonderful Write-up ( from March of last year! Something about the waning days of winter make this color inkdispensible)

Five Cat Penagerie's Exceptional Exemplar

Five Fantastic Flicker Fotos: Brad Dowdy, Jakob Wells, Another by Jakob, Margana, and Pira Urosevic