Brian Ramsey: A few of my favourite things

Brian Ramsey is a prolific and dynamic urban sketcher, who in 2018 reached the semi-final of Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year. I ask Brian if he would mind giving us a little tour of his favourite art materials in photos. Here’s what he sent us.       By Brian Ramsey The temptation is always to have lots of kit. I took a huge amount of material with me for both the heat and the semi-final of Landscape Artist of the Year. I ended up using no more than the kit I normally take with me for a sketching trip plus some large sheets of paper!       List of favourite materials: Pencils:   0.9mm Pentel mechanical pencil with 2B leads 2mm Koh-I-Noor clutch pencil with HB leads 5.6mm Koh-I-Noor clutch pencil with 2B leads Koh-I-Noor graphite stick Lamy Scribble clutch pencil with 6B leads   Pens:   Firstly, I have to stand up and confess, my name is Brian Ramsey and I have an addiction to pens! My favourite pen is my clear Kaweco Sports fountain pen with Kaweco water-soluble ink cartridges. My second favourite is my Mont Blanc Meisterstuck fountain pen, decadent but beautiful.   … Continue reading Brian Ramsey: A few of my favourite things