The little comic journals I have been filling my sketchbook with these past few weeks are bit personal to publish here, but I’m finding them a pleasing…
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Back in December I had this idea for a project: using inks and brushes I had just bought, I would offer to draw and paint you lovely Third Something re…
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Thank you to everyone who wrote to me after last week’s difficult letter. I printed out all of your emails and glued them into my sketchbook in a page …
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Rather than a time for new beginnings, the first month of the year (and the decade!) has been one of endings - none of them wanted, or even expected. M…
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A short letter from me this week. I have things I want to say but they are still delicate seedlings and need more time to develop. To try and articulat…
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On my desk is a framed page of storyboards from Miyazaki’s Spirited Away. Spin the frame around and on the other side is a print from Scott McCloud’s g…
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I received some lovely emails after last week’s letter! Marc sent a message about writers who keep journals. I’ve been thinking about this since watchi…
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Hello and welcome to a new year of The Third Something. This feels like an appropriate time to remind you of what this is! The Third Something is a let…
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I have begun work on your postcards this week! I have so far sketched out about half of them. After a bit of research into how ink actually works, I th…
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First up - wow! I received way more requests for ink postcards than I was expecting. Yesterday I bought two extra packs of blank cards just to match de…
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Months ago I took myself to an art store with a promise to spend £30. (This is a fun idea by the way: to go to an art store with no specific purchase i…
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Thank you to all of you who took some time out of your week to tell me your thoughts on this letter. The quantity of replies honestly took me by surpri…
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