JetPens Blog

An interview series featuring notable people whose lives intersect with the world of pens. Audra is one of the artists behind the adorable webcomic "nemu*nemu", which follows the adventures of two stuffed toy puppies!

The nemu*nemu Official Website
Please tell us a little about yourself.

I'm from sunny Honolulu, Hawaii -- born and raised! I've spent a year or two in Japan and California for work and school, but returned home in 2004 and have been working on my art since. I currently live with my husband (and nemu*nemu co-creator) Scott.

How did you become an illustrator?

I've always enjoyed drawing -- it was the one thing I always returned to. I took lots of classes in school and college for the basics, but majority of what I do has been self-taught. I find I'm still learning as I go.

New products are in!

From fun to functional, we have all the essentials for your everyday carry. This week's new arrivals includes the popular Teffa Bag in Bags, high-quality Sakura Foam erasers, colorful writing boards, innovative pencil sharpeners, cute stickers, felt tip pens, and more!

January 13, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Guides

A good pencil sharpener is key to keeping your woodcased/wooden pencil in tiptop condition. Not only does it shave the wood away to reveal the lead underneath, it gives you the perfect sharp point to bring your thoughts to paper. Whether you prefer a small portable sharpener or an old-school hand crank, here are some recommendations.

January 9, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Pen Perks

A new year means new supplies! We're here to help with a pack of 5 notebooks, colorful sign pens, and a bag-in-bag to keep everything organized. One lucky winner will receive all these items, so read on to find out how to enter.

New products are in!

This week's new arrivals are too cute to resist! From fun animal cases to adorable animal stickers and sticky notes, you can add a dash of cuteness to your stationery collection.