Saturday, February 27, 2010


My husband is now on the lookout for me.  He found these smaller sticks at Whole Foods in the cosmetic department.  The end was straight across and fairly thin.  I think it worked very well.  Lots of line variation possible and the flat end allows for the drybrush effect when most of the ink is used up on the stick.  I am pleased with this drawing.


  1. Myrna, I checked at Smart & Final. No flat sticks, but when I picked up a box of skewers, it turned out to be split open and two of them fell on the floor. I figured they'd just be thrown out when the janitor came through, so I rescued them -- they're like pencils without lead basically. If you're interested, I'll figure out some way to get one to you.