The case is easy to fix....
, May 30, 2009
The case is easy to fix. Slide the tray out, and turn it around so the brushes
will be cap-up. Then, before you slide it back in, cut off just the top end of
the tray, so the brushes can slide out of their tracks.
There are advantages and drawbacks to not having to stop and dip the brush.
I started out sketching the flowers from the yard, as I have since I was a
little girl. I had an epiphany: every brushstroke is a Brushstroke. If I had
realized it 50 years ago, I might be an art teacher today, instead of a
chemistry teacher. Or maybe, it was as a chemist and a teacher that the
philosophical insight arose, and it just came to the surface while I was holding
As a chemist, the continued fluidity of the water-based ink delights and amazes