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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Larger than life

I recently learned about a most interesting project. Seattle-based artist and comic-book author Jim Woodring is raising funds to produce a giant dip pen, with a 16-inch steel nib and a six-foot holder. Woodring plans to learn to write with the larger-than-life pen to give public demonstrations, using it to ink drawings on  3’ X 5’ sheets of paper. The $4,500 he is hoping to raise before September 2, 2010, will provide ink, paper, graphite, an eraser and a drawing table, in addition to the pen. To learn more about Woodring, the pen and the project--or to donate--visit Projectsite.

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