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Good god, this is perfection.

I just got my new Traveler’s Company (formerly known as Midori) TN in the limited Olive edition. The leather is a deep green-brown. My custom verawood pen, made by John Albert of Romulus Pens, matches it perfectly. The Rotring also has a pleasing contrast with its burgundy color… nhnnnnggghhhh!

Last night I doodled something in an old moleskine sketchbook that ended up being less of a doodle and more of a giant two-page undertaking, and later last night and this morning I colored it. I rather think it looks fantastic.

It’s some sort of… sci-fi… grunge… thing? I have no idea what the narrative is here but it looks spooky.

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Art School | Sophie Roach (Austin, TX)

Drawing and painting her way through an imaginative landscape of intricate and visual entanglements is Austin native, Sophie Roach.  Her artwork has endlessly covered  surfaces from– guitars, beer cans, Vans, to entire rooms.  And if that isn’t already insanely rad, her organic approach and laid back attitude make her not only incredibly humble, but also a super awesome collaborator.  While finishing up one mural and starting up new projects, we had the chance to ask Sophie a few questions about her art, her career, and her approach – from finding her voice, attacking a mural, to digging the quietude one might find as a mail person hah!  

Photographs courtesy of the artist. 

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