Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Tombow meets Muji in London
Just back from a couple of days out in London, where there were a couple of things I found which would interest readers of this blog. At the British Library, in the gift shop I found a couple of pots of Tombow Mono 100 pencils - fortunately they only had 2H, so I was able to pass. They were there among a range of goodies connected to the comic art exhibition currently taking place.
Later I popped into the Muji store on Tottenham Court Road and picked up a pocket pencil sharpener and a white eraser for a grand total of GBP2.00. I have had a quick play with them and they seem to work well, The sharpener is very small indeed and looks good for going in a pocket or bag.
So it seemed appropriate to photograph the new purchases with my Tombow pencils. I really ought to take up sketching again - I haven't done much drawing since I was at school. At the time comics were a major influence and I wanted to be the next Brian Bolland (though I modelled my drawing style on Mike McMahon's). But that was years ago...
Please forgive the awful mobile phone picture. I hope to post more frequently now that I have had to update my technology, including a newish mobile phone.