I'm continuing to prepare for the Sketchbook Challenge by gathering tools. I've heard so much good feedback on the Lamy fountain pen with an ink converter and Noodler's bulletproof ink, that I treated myself with a gift certificate. It should arrive soon and I'll put it to the test. I plan to challenge myself with new techniques as the year rolls on, but for now we are starting simply. A little watercolor, a little thread sketching and a little text collage. Perfect for a snowy December morning. The Babylock is set up again after a long renovation hiatus. I feel whole again. Sigh.