Sunday, April 1, 2012

Boosting Creativity via Jerry's Artarama

I have been complaining - I know, I complain too much - how there are few good stationery stores here in Austin, Texas, until the other day, Gentian (@Gentian - okay how did you even get your first name on Twitter? That's awesome. Anyway, I digress...) mentioned there is a Jerry's Artarama here in Austin. My visit to this wonderful place coincided with my first weekend alone after my parents left me!! So this may have been a bit of misery shopping, but the prices were really great, and I did my usual routine of going through the entire place, picking up everything I really fancied, then talking myself out of most of it. In the end, we spent $30. Not bad for all this stuff, right??

I have been feeling rather dead creativity-wise lately, and a several of you wonderful Tweeps suggested trying something new, or just getting back into it, even if it feels wrong, so that's what I decided to do. I acquired some new and fun utensils and bits, and I'm going to just jump in and try and make things (even if they turn out hideously).
Jerry's Artarama
Pretty fun, right? That's a bamboo pen up there, by the way. I first saw one of these on Tyler Dahl's blog and have been curious about them ever since!


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