Since I spend so many waking hours away from the house, I've been carrying my art supplies with me everywhere. The bare minimum gear is an 11x17 or 11x14 drawing pad for the comic, a notebook to work out plot and dialogue, a metal ruler, and a pen roll like this one or one of these. But also I like to take along a sketchbook for doodles and warmups, a roll of colour pencils, the Hobonichi I'd otherwise forget I have, my Peerless palette, and maybe some Copics. Now that I've been digging out the old-school watercolours too, the bag is getting crowded and heavy and people are giving it the side-eye. And I keep losing my wallet and Metrocard in there and missing the train.
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