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'there was something
very comfortable
in having plenty 
of stationery'
CHARLES DICKENS

Stationery from Start Bay Notebooks
Stationery from Start Bay Notebooks
Stationery from Start Bay Notebooks

notebooks

 You name it, I've probably used it, or at least seen it and tested it. As with most things stationery, it's better to have fewer things than you think you need but that they are in a range of good to very good rather than rubbish / average  to OK.

pens and pencils

Don't have too many - but get good ones. And good ink too.

Stationery from Start Bay Notebooks

ink and watercolour

Don't have too many - but get good ones. And good ink too.

Waterproof ink for sketching watercolour over it and a decent set of watercolout paint. Buy a set of 12 good half pans rather than a set of 24 cheaper ones. You can mix it

Ink and Watercolour from Start Bay Notebooks
Stationery from Start Bay Notebooks

hybrid analog/digital

There are no rules - I insist that there are no rules. But I just love the feel of pencil or pen on paper so how can I do something digital? But I do - I use a tooltranslate pure analog input into digital output. 

Want to know more about the things I use - check out the 'tools' 
posts on the blog.