Pencil Artist Anna Eglantine

Pencil Artist of the Week: Anna Eglantine

This week’s featured pencil artist is Anna Eglantine, a freelance artist and illustrator based in Lyon, France. Anna creates extremely detailed drawings using a variety of tools, including pencils and pens: “I like to create detailed and contrast drawings. I mostly use Faber-Castell and Prismacolor colored pencils, as well as Pigma Micron Fineliners and black […]

Pencil Artist Twenty2High

Pencil Artist of the Week: Christy (Twenty2High)

This week’s featured pencil artist is Christy (Twenty2High), an aspiring animator from Canada who creates gorgeous pencil and ink drawings. Christy’s drawings may appear simple at first glance, but further inspection reveals drawings that are filled with energy and character. Christy works primarily with pencil, but she has recently begun experimenting with pens, inks and paints. Christy […]


How to Score a Baseball Game

Filling out a scorecard by hand allows for a more engaging and personalized baseball experience.  Using each team’s batting lineup and a shorthand code for the defense positions, you can learn how to quickly record a game’s happenings. Read on to learn how to score a baseball game. What you’ll need: A baseball scorecard The […]

Drawings by NakuNakuTenshi

Pencil Artist of the Week: NakuNakuTenshi

This week’s featured artist is a pencil artist from Poland who goes by the handle “NakuNakuTenshi” on DeviantArt. NakuNakuTenshi’s gallery is filled with drawings of the Enneagram, a series of nine interconnected character drawings with each representing a different archetype of the human personality. The Enneagram was derived from the teachings of Oscar Ichazo and […]

Pencil Patent

Happy Pencil Day 2015!

157 years ago today, Hymen Lipman received the first patent for a pencil with an attached eraser. Mr. Lipman’s pencil featured graphite throughout three-fourths of the pencil and India rubber (natural rubber) in the remaining one-fourth of the pencil. The user would sharpen away the wood on one end of the pencil to reveal the graphite […]