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    How many sketchbooks have you filled up?

    Im just wondering how many you guys have filled up. Puddnhead has filled up over 60 I think. I think I heard lung say he's filled up 18 (could be wrong though). Even though I'm ashamed to say it, I have only completed one. I've had many where, I doodle in, but never complete. So for the record one, Im working on two.

    So how many?Oh and btw, how many years have you been drawing/painting in them?

    I wonder how many Jason, Android, Prom, and el coro have filled up?

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    whew... lord only knows ...
    kinda stopped keeping track once I started using marker paper, print paper, and napkins ...

    certainly over 30, ... but I do have a stack of stray papers that came in at about 20 lbs.

    wonder how many trees I've defiled...

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    i think ive filled about 7-8
    but thats over a loooong period of time...my newest sketchbook is shaping up nicely tho, im supprised at how fast its filling up
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    Currently working on No.s 10, 11 and 12 (different sizes and paper). Started in August/September 2000.

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    filling 18? thats believable. hmm myself i have filled 2 1/2. 1st one has 70 pages 2nd has 100 and the one im working on now has 200ish. eee that seems very little imo but for a while i took a break from my sketchbook and was drawing on looseleaf. mmm i have been drawing for 8 months in sketchbooks and seriously for probably 4 months. it shows too, i look back at my first sketchings from before and they were a lot of ideas that couldnt be put out without correct anatomy. well enough jabbering...

    btw what does it mean when ppl say a5 and a4 size sketchbooks? i was always lost on that one. also, when you guys use soft pencils like 6b and so on in your sketchbook, doesnt it get smudge around? thanks.

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    Meep. I've filled up two. -.- Working on several currently. I've been drawing seriously since April 2003.

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    Hi Lioness,

    A4 and A5 are european standards. In fact they are named DIN A4 (DIN=Deutsche Industrienorm = German industrial norm).
    A4 = 29,7 cm x 21 cm = 11,7 in x 8,3 in
    A5 (half the size) = 21 cm x 14,85 cm = 8,3 in x 5,8 in

    All sizes are based on the square meter (A0 = 118,8 cm x 84 cm) and some mathematics I can´t translate .

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    I've filled up 7 last year. I usually get a new one every month or two.

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    Ummm, never ever use hairspray: it smells awful and you never get the protection of a real fixative spray.

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    Well, i've used in the last 2 years 3 sketchbooks, like bound ones. I hate sketching on paper that isnt ina book, must be a psychological thing. Wow, i need to start gettin together a good portfolio for art college, damn highschool allmost done...:chug:
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    thanks for the info Fipse.

    and yep i do have fixative, though do you guys really just spray each drawing? i use it for more of final work or stuff that needs to be turned in. thanks.

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    How many sketchbooks have I filled up? Zero. Looks as if I am the abnormal one here. I didn't use sketchbooks. I find myself using canvas instead.

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    I'd say since I hit grade 9, I've filled almost 20. I'm in grade 12 now, long long way to go =)

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    I have only manage to complete one too. I send the papers for binding so it's a 300 pages thick sketchbook. The funny thing about it is that it look like a bible when I carry it around in my arm. It took me slightly more than a year to complete it. Only recently just started on my 2nd book. Although I do have some smaller sketchbooks where I take down notes and loose papers where I doodle/ studies but I consider this one the main book where I kept most important drawings.
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    I have filled about 25 since High School..... around 1992 or 93.

    Some are large, others are small, a few may not be completely filled (Like when I had a "graphic design" sketchbook for my high school Graphic Design Classes.....

    It feels nice though to go back and look through them sometimes. Boy, did I ever have a lot to learn! Still do, but it is amazing to see how much you grow over a period of 10 years.

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