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    Pencil Case That Straps To Your Arm (need advice)

    I need advice on a Kickstarter that me and other artists put together.

    I wanted the feedback of other artists.

    Thanks Guys. Even if it doesn't work out for my . I'm happy that I tried.

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    I want a glove that unsheathes pencils from the knuckles like Wolverine's claws! Just kidding. (Really though, I do.)

    Incidentally, this project reminds me of the hardcore crayon holder that Mark Kistler used to wear on his arm. Now that guy knew how to carry his art supplies.


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    I'm keen on this idea.
    I have a Derwent rollup bag: http://images21.fotki.com/v516/photo...ilwrap2-vi.jpg

    But I tend not to use all that many pencils, usually just need some greyscale and ink, so yes, this would be a great asset. I especially like how it can be strapped to a book. Great thinking!

    My concern is the velcro, is it a soft velcro?
    I'm imagining the velcro scratching your wrist... Not sure.

    How is the colour in the material? Does it wash out or retain its colour?
    Is the material starchy?

    I'll probs get the 2-pack deal... Not sure.

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    Looks awesome. make sure the rubber bands are tight enough so nothing will fall even when shaking. Nothing worse then having your pencils fall and break. Maybe think of a way to make adjustable holders that can be tightened or loosened and fit for anyone's needs. If it can't hold exactly what I need it to hold then it won't really simplify things.
    The magnet and the rubber band are awesome ideas as well.
    An artist's belt/pouch would also be nice =]

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    Power Glove

    Put this bad boy on your arm.

    Obvious troll is obvious
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    Quote Originally Posted by Erayo View Post
    Looks awesome. make sure the rubber bands are tight enough so nothing will fall even when shaking. Nothing worse then having your pencils fall and break. Maybe think of a way to make adjustable holders that can be tightened or loosened and fit for anyone's needs. If it can't hold exactly what I need it to hold then it won't really simplify things.
    The magnet and the rubber band are awesome ideas as well.
    An artist's belt/pouch would also be nice =]
    I actually like the belt pouch idea better to be honest... Would be easier for walking around.

    Would you be able to hold erasers or a sharpener with this wrist band?
    I suppose they're easier to put in your pocket and not get stabbed...

    If you make something like this, I honestly recon they'd sell...http://rags2bags.sg/projects/pen-holder

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig D View Post
    Yeah, I saw that a while back... Never really took off... The beard guys is epic.

    I can't see something like this selling too well, tbh.
    It's a very fine niche market really.
    I showed the guys in my class, and maybe 3 or 4 said it was cool, most said that pockets work just fine.

    I don't mind it, however a belt kinda thing would be better suited for me.
    As my pockets are usually full.
    Maybe add a slit through the fabric so that a belt could be fed through it... But the I'd fear that they'd fall out...

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