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My faves: Painters Tape

Posted by Sara Thompson on Sunday, January 30, 2011, In : My faves 
I know there are fancy adhesives out there but I really rely on that plain old 3M blue painter's tape. For about $5 a roll, you can't beat the price and you can have fat or skinny tape. Last week, I tried using some high-falutin' yellow "artist's tape" which had me running from one end of the paper to the other as it let go of the wall. Granted, it was a cold window, not a wall, but my blue painter's tape saved the day. I've used more expensive white artist's tape, too, but the blue really is...
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My faves: Mr. Sketch

Posted by Sara Thompson on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : My faves 
Every artist has a weapon of choice when it comes to her toolbox. I have always been picky about my pens, and that's another blog post, but for graphic recording, I love my Mr. Sketch markers. Here's why:

1. CHEAP cheap cheap. Some day I will upgrade to the fancy refillable markers, but until then, my friend Mr. Sketch is coming with me to all my gigs. Also, any office supply store sells them for less than $10 a pack. If you lose some or have to replace them, it isn't a big deal.
2. Great inkin...
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