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The Humdinger - Extraordinary Quality

Fred's Pencils
posted by obscurator on Apr 28, 2014 - 22 comments

"When You Realize What You Are Looking At You Will Be Blown Away"

Twenty Seven pieces of artwork that defy comprehension; not because of the quality of work, which is amazing, but for the quality of work performed in the mediums used. [more inside]
posted by quin on Apr 13, 2014 - 52 comments

#2, pink eraser

Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber-Castell has been known to hurl wooden pencils from the tower of his castle to the stone courtyard below.
posted by Chrysostom on Dec 5, 2013 - 17 comments

What a marvelous day in the market

Markets of Britain
posted by twoleftfeet on Mar 4, 2013 - 17 comments

La photo, le dessin, les deux à la fois. mais pas tout le temps.

Sarah Esteje does amazing ballpoint pen and pencil illustrations of animals. [more inside]
posted by quin on May 21, 2012 - 14 comments

On Handwriting.

Ann Wroe takes some time from her day job as The Economist's obituaries editor to write about handwriting.
posted by WalterMitty on Oct 28, 2011 - 59 comments

No, REALLY get the lead out

Pencil sculptures: miniature masterpieces carved into graphite by Dalton Ghetti. previous pencil art
posted by allkindsoftime on Aug 5, 2010 - 44 comments

Use Your Loved One on Your SATs!

8 Unconvential Ways to Be "Buried." We've all heard about strange practices surrounding the remains of the deceased, but even I (who am morbid to a fault) hadn't been aware of half of these.
posted by grapefruitmoon on Mar 10, 2010 - 61 comments

One more for the stationary fetishists

One more for the stationery fetishists: Office Supply Geek
posted by tylerfulltilt on Jul 26, 2009 - 27 comments

Pencil me in

Man, this guy really likes pencils.
posted by dersins on Oct 29, 2007 - 26 comments

Pencil pushers - Pencil collectors

The Art of Sharpening the Pencil (You've GOT to check out the bizarre pencil sharpener at the bottom of the page. "You'll poke your eye out!"). [more inside]
posted by spock on Oct 23, 2007 - 33 comments

How pencils are made.

How pencils are made. (Note: Link leads to a 55MB, 5.09min video, produced by Staedtler.)
posted by Effigy2000 on Sep 27, 2007 - 43 comments

Get The Lead Out

Pencil art isn't always about drawing. The first artist also uses nails. [previously]
posted by Partial Law on Dec 10, 2006 - 15 comments

the age old mystery of pencil manufacturing, revealed!

Have you ever wondered how pencils are made ?
posted by limitedpie on Oct 23, 2003 - 23 comments

Rook! I Carve Pensu!

Pencil Carving For Experts. A mere four months after I posted this, I ran across this latest site of pencil carving wizardry, this time from Japan. Be sure to check out the gallery. The bar has been raised.
posted by jonson on Feb 11, 2003 - 25 comments

Got bad handwriting?

Got bad handwriting? Go back to where the nightmare started and learn to write all over again. Or, if that didn't work the first time, try some more advanced instruction. Perhaps you just want to adopt the handwriting of one of your idols. In that case, I'm way ahead of you. Remember - write with all your muscles, not just with your fingers.
posted by Settle on Mar 19, 2002 - 9 comments

Clean and of things to come.

Clean and of things to come. My stationery fetish reaches new heights. Cute pads 2cm by 5cm I must have. 1B pencils and thickly nibbed felts in a black rubber coated organiser shaped like a pyramid. This dispenser will go to the left.
posted by holloway on Apr 4, 2001 - 2 comments

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