Well, this has been one of the most hyped pens I have ever read about. So naturally the question is; can it live up to the hype? Well, lets start with the design. The Pentel SES15C exactly like the regular Pentel Sign Pen from the exterior. The only difference that I can find is that... Continue Reading →
Pilot V Sign Pen – Is It Any Good?
Boy, was I excited when I spotted this today. A felt tip Sign pen in a local shop for less than 3€. No shipping, no waiting. So first impression is that the plastic feels a little cheap. Like one step above a cheap kids marker. Take the cap off and it feels short and stubby.... Continue Reading →
Staedtler Lumocolor Pens and Marker Set a Brief Review
Ok, I found a nice kit today. Staedtler Lumocolor pens and markers are some of my favorites. This set has sizes from S = Small, F = Fine, M = Medium and ending with the large Chisel. There is one interesting feature that made me buy this set. That is the Medium sized marker is... Continue Reading →
-Pentel Pocket Brush Pen GFKP – retrospective
I'm sure a lot of people have reviewed this pen, and in some ways I will. However I hope to take a different path of exploration. First let's state the obvious. It's a synthetic brush pen, that uses disposable ink cartridges. So, why is that special? In contrast to other synthetic brushes, this one is... Continue Reading →
Airbrush and Maker Skull
So I kinda goofed on this one. Poor planning and it didn't turn out quite how I wanted it too. I used EFBE Airbrushes and Copic Markers. Got frustrated and just finished it to be done. It's a good lesson in technique but maybe not a great example of a final product per se.
Bat Sign Charm
Made this for my wife today. Watch the video and make one too. I'd love to see what you make.
My First Poured Painting.
I have seen a lot of videos showing people pouring or dripping liquid acrylic or epoxy resin of various colors to produce "art". I saw them and said "any idiot could do that". Naturally it is a little harder than it looks and dumb luck plays a lot in to the final results. So here... Continue Reading →
How To Make a “Carbon Fiber” Chain-guard for Your Bicycle
Ok, it's "carbon fiber look" vinyl but it's a good project. I hope you enjoy it.