For as long as I can remember I've had a sketchbook obsession. Always buying new ones without filling the previous one. I usually would lean towards leather or leather like books, but it wasn't until the summer of 2004 when my search for the perfect notebook/sketchbook was over. At this time I started working at Kremer Pigments and Moleskines were piled high on the center table of the store. I was given a Moleskine notebook to jot down notes on store operations as I was being trained. Soon after, the notebook became my daily companion. I'm not a writer, never have been but I couldn't help to start filling this book with what ever I could write. It became my museum companion, taking notes on works of art from the Met., Frick, MFA Boston, and Philadelphia Museum. It also became my research notebook, as I learned about techniques and applications of raw materials from old times. Since then my Moleskine companionship has grown to include the weekly planner and sketchbook along with the NYC subway map. I don't see myself without them, since today I brought home more Moleskines for me to fill!
Sketch of two views of an onion
Sketch of an onion from above
Sketches from Bathesda Fountain in Central ParkSketch of Juan de Valdes Leal's Pieta at the Met Notes taken from the National Gallery Technical Bulleting vol.20 Moleskine heaven at Kremer Pigments NYC