Welcome to Episode 18 of Stationery Orbit where we are all here to learn more about creative letter writing, I’m your host John West and today’s episode is the continued discussion with Timothy Ely. He is an author of a multitude of art books and he has two softcover books available. We will be talking about ink manufacture and ways to use his art techniques to level up your creative letter writing.
You can find his two softcover books on Amazon and they are:
and 8 Books
You can commission new works, and find reproduction prints on his website A Planetary Collage
The documentary for Tim’s art book, Line of Sight
01:09 Do you have a favorite snail mail embellishment?
07:52 Can you tell us about the chemistry/physics/engineering you have to consider when you make an ink?
10:05 Do you have a favorite fountain pen ink?
15:46 What is your favorite pen?
17:54 Can you share one technique with the listeners that you think will elevate their snail mail?
25:28 Are there artists that you think are doing amazing work that stationery lovers need to know about?
29:00 What is your favorite purchase (stationery or not) in the last 6 months?
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