It's no secret that my favorite sketchbooks are made by Stillman & Birn. I mentioned last week ago that they are releasing a beautiful new line of sketchbooks next month called the "Zeta" Series.
It is a sketchbook that contains an exquisite, extra heavy weight, smooth, white paper, similar to hot-press watercolor paper. You can read my review of the new paper here.
I thought I would show you some more of my testing efforts on this new paper, and given it is Christmas Eve, I decided to play around with sketching Christmas lights using Neocolor II Water Soluble Wax Pastels on the new "Zeta" paper.
This paper is expertly milled in France, and the Stillman & Birn books are bound in the USA. Paper matters to these people, and that is why their books matter to artists.
The new "Zeta" Series Sketchbooks are sure to be a huge success for Stillman & Birn, and I can't wait for their release in mid-January.
Merry Christmas, and thanks for checking in. xx