Artsycraftsy experiment: A real cola pen!

Guess what I made? 🙂
Because I was curious about the advantages of using a REAL, live cola pen, I decided to bite the bullet and just make one. Very very carefully.

So I got a can, and just went for it.
I used a popsicle stick as handle, and muttered some prayers as I cut the can.

Thankfully, I didn’t cut myself. I made one for each color and several more for giving away to friends 🙂


I found a hard, acetate-like plastic which I used to create more pens with. I’m excited to play with my new pens! What have you been making lately? 🙂


Teach yo’self: Relearning calligraphy

I’ve been doing some calligraphy drills recently because I was so inspired by the awesome calligraphers I met at the typekita 2 event. My goal is to fill up a page with drills for 30 days.
Day 1:

Day 3: I tried writing after doing drills on the third day and I think doing the drills really work! Not perfect, but a start;

Wish me luck! What have you been up to lately?