pencils among writers is the maker of the paint the creative one going postrel — the conservatives claim liberal territory — making themselves the creative ones — loving money, becomes love — of everything the poster’s of the world are imposters. creatives move from shed to stool planting becomes planning the studio becomes the office if sharpening pencils is part of your course, change schools. penmanship hasn't been an aesthetic criteria since 1st grade. PQ.. eye q … the perceptive quotient wakeup.. it always seemed better in half sleep. weekenders use film because of mechanical fixation. large format is simple image formula applied diligently by mechanical effort the interest is in the mechanism. pencil sharpeners, not writers.