Some items new for 2013 along with favorites from years past:
Drawing ink – Noodler’s Lexington Gray and Kiowa Pecan
Round nib fountain pen – Platinum Century B
Stock stub or italic exotic nib – Platinum #3776 music nib
Stock flexible nib – Namiki Falcon SF on Rhodia paper
Custom stub or italic – Levenger True Writer Masuyama stub
Brush pen – Pilot “New Brush in Character” in a Stillman & Birn Epsilon Sketchbook
Most beautiful journal/notebook – Paperblanks Maya Blue Ultra Silver Filigree
Watercolor brush – Isabey 8234 Petit Gris Squirrel Quill Mop #0 and #2, Daniel Smith 44-08 Kolinksky Sable #3 and #5
Watercolor tube paint – WN Scarlet Lake, Cobalt Violet, Permanent Rose and DS Green Gold
Watercolor pan paint – Jackson’s Genuine Carmine, French Ultramarine Blue
So that’s what’s on my list. What made it to yours?
Note: Reviews of Tomoe River paper, Paperblanks journals and Jackson’s Watercolors are in the works.
Note: Three programs emerged as incredibly useful, Evernote, Janetter for Twitter and MalwareBytes. Spotify is my choice for music and OmmWriter for distraction-free writing.
Historical Note: In 1884 Lewis Waterman developed the fountain pen. He took 10 years to perfect his invention.