I Tried Using A Sketchbook As A Bullet Journal

Previously I’ve written about how you don’t need a special notebook for bullet journaling. In one example I’ve shown how it is possible to bullet journal in a lined notebook. Recently I’ve noticed that university has changed the way I use sketchbooks to document my thought process. So this made me wonder something. Is it possible to use a sketchbook as a bullet journal? I’ve been...
A5 MD Paper notebook

MD Paper A5 Notebook Review

For a long time, the Leuchtturm1917 was my favourite A5 notebook. I even wrote a blog post about how it was the best A5 notebook you could buy. Well, it turns out there is a new contender and it might be even better than the Leuchtturm. This is quite surprising for a number of reasons. The main one being that I didn’t like the MD Paper notebook when I first saw it. I guess I should explain...
Example of sketchbook page showing The Lives of Others using shadows

The Lives Of Others | Art School Diary #3

I've had a bit of a down week, as you will be able to see. A few stressful life events have meant I got anxious about uni. Which in turn made me question if I really should be doing what I am. But it wasn't all doom and gloom. I've been joining a few design-related groups and getting inducted into various workshops and I found out I might be going to Amsterdam. THE LIVES OF OTHERS The first...
example of photography sketchbook

A Review Of My Art & Design Work From 2018

Over the last few weeks, I’ve seen a number of artists look back at the work they did in 2018. I might be running a little late but I think my art massively improved during 2018. Between working on a portfolio to use for art school and trying out new techniques like screen printing and cyanotype. I created a huge amount of work in 2018 which I’m really proud of. So today I thought I would...
my favourite art and design books of 2018

My Favourite Art and Design Books of 2018

Today I am going to share some of my favourite art and design books from 2018. In past years these posts have been more broad, focusing on fiction and non-fiction books. However this year I’ve found myself having less time for reading because of university. Coincidentally I have also bought myself more art books this year for that same reason. MY FAVOURITE ART AND DESIGN BOOKS OF 2018 Hand...