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sketching stool

This is my sketching stool. I got it for about $15 (costs like $19 now) from REI, and it's really really light, but very sturdy. I attached a camera-bag strap t it to carry it over my shoulder, it's a perfect and unobtrusive sketching companion. No longer must I sit on the dirty pavement. My only gripe is that I'm now quite high up and my paints are usually on the ground. But otherwise I love it.


If you're wondering, I wanted blue. They only had green in stock.


I’ve drawn this as an illustration to a new page on my site: Materials. Since I am so often asked what pens etc I use, I thought it would be nice to have a whole page showing what I use in my entire sketching experience, not just micron pens and cotman paints but my shoulder-bag and sketching stool. It’s not completely comprehensive however; I stopped short at revealing what I eat and what music I listen to while sketching.


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Taken on April 22, 2010