🌿 resource library

favorite art supplies

  • Lightwish Mei Liang Pretty Excellent Watercolors
    • Set of 36
    • Includes a cute metal tin
    • Ideal size for travel
    • All but two colors proved lightfast in my own independent test
    • Nice choice for art journaling or gifting to a budding watercolorist
  • St. Petersburg White Nights Watercolors
    • Set of 36 (great starting point)
    • Individual pans available for customizing your palette and replacing favorites
    • Includes a palette with a removable mixing tray
    • Astoundingly good value for artist quality watercolors
    • Highly pigmented, easy to rewet, and accurate lightfast ratings
    • Suitable for paintings you plan to sell or gift

favorite journals

  • Stalogy 365
    • Available in A5, A6, B5, and B6 sizes
    • Best all-around bullet journal with square grid pages
    • Bible-thin paper which resists bleeding and ghosting
    • Can go without a cover but will easily slip into popular leather options
    • Ink dries faster than on Tomoe River Paper used in the Hobonichi and Nanami lines