Art Lesson #1: Inktense at the Farmers Market
Sharpen your pencils!
Hey everybody! Thanks so much for subscribing!
Many of you wrote me nice notes when you subscribed. I can’t figure out how to reply to those (still discovering how all this works), but thank you! It’s very exciting for me to think that we have a little art club going here.
I just want to tell you how very satisfying this whole thing is for me, and how much it recharges me, in that September-sharpened-pencil way of feeling recharged.
One of the frustrations of writing books for a living is that everything takes so long. You get an idea, noodle away at it for months, work on a proposal for many more months, hopefully find a publisher, do a year of research, another year of writing, another year of copyediting and production, then a year or so of book tour and promoting…for a thing that you were REALLY excited about several years ago!
But this? This is FABULOUS. I wake up on a Saturday morning, decide to take some Inktense pencils to the farmers market, do my best to document the experien…
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