Halloween with a Moleskine notebook

Halloween is approaching and will be here in 2 days! We know that celebrations for this holiday are spreading quickly all over the world, and not only within Anglo-Saxon countries. Different traditions are related to Halloween, including trick-or-treating, wearing costumes... Read More

4085532769 7116a0cedfHalloween is approaching and will be here in 2 days!

We know that celebrations for this holiday are spreading quickly all over the world, and not only within Anglo-Saxon countries. Different traditions are related to Halloween, including trick-or-treating, wearing costumes and attending costume parties, carving jack-o’-lanterns, ghost tours, bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, committing pranks, telling ghost stories or other frightening tales, and watching horror movies.

Have you ever imagined about a Halloween costume that could be suitable for your Moleskine notebook?

Did you already realized something like that?

Want to try?

We will create a Facebook photo album here where you can share pictures and photos of your personalized Moleskine.

How? Just send us an email with your image here moleskinerie@moleskine.com and we will upload them as soon as we can.

What? They could be hacks, draws, custom covers etc. Whatever makes your Moleskine notebook perfect for the night of Halloween!

Best ones will be featured in a new blog entry next weeks.

Keep sending and happy Halloween! jack o lantern

(Image credits)

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29/10/2010

Moleskine speaks French

   In addition to Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and both simplified and traditional Chinese, now Moleskine.com speaks French... Read More

27/10/2010

How Twitter made handwriting cool

Images courtesy of Moleskine.com Also this week a nice article appearead on Telegraph about how much handwriting is still cool. Must read! (here the one from WSJ of last week) In an age dominated by the dizzying proliferation of digital... Read More

26/10/2010

One thousand drawings builds to an exhibition

Thanks to Tim who sent us this email. Looking for a way to increase the scale and impact of his one thousand three hundred Moleskine drawings, Tim Baynes turned to mono printing. As the name suggests, a press, ink plates... Read More

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Thanks to Tim who sent us this email.

Looking for a way to increase the scale and impact of his one thousand three hundred Moleskine drawings, Tim Baynes turned to mono printing. As the name suggests, a press, ink plates and printing plates are used in a process that is one off. This technique creates unique pieces which he describes as ‘painting without a brush.’

Twenty one exciting pieces are part of a London exhibition entitled Journeys which opened 21 October and runs until 14 November at the Circus Gallery.

Circus Gallery, 58 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HT

Information and more detail visit www.timbaynesart.co.uk

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25/10/2010

An Author a month: Stuart Ruel

As introduced a couple of days ago, here the September most active author within myMoleskine gallery: Stuart Ruel. 1-     Who are you? I am Stuart Ruel. 2-      Tell us more about yourself and your passions  I’m 22 although I’m regularly... Read More

As introduced a couple of days ago, here the September most active author within myMoleskine gallery:

Stuart Ruel.

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1-     Who are you?

I am Stuart Ruel.

2-      Tell us more about yourself and your passions 

I’m 22 although I’m regularly mistaken for a young child because of my youthful appearance and small stature. I just graduated from a degree in illustration and currently a freelance illustrator working out of London.  I guess illustration is my first passion? I studied it for four years and was completely dissatisfied with the whole degree experience and now I illustrate out of spite and hate.  Music my second, I’m really good at listening to it, quite mediocre at making it.  So, I end up doing record coverart a fair bit, I can really get into it.  Oh and comics too I like them also and currently working on a bunch of mini-comics.

3-      When did you first use a Moleskine notebook? 

The first Moleskine I used was about 4 years ago, it was the sketchbook, I remember buying one not long after seeing James Jean use them and got really excited and wanted to be him so I bought one.  In fact some of the stuff I’ve uploaded to mymolskine is from my first one, it’s weird to look back in it, I was a lot more experimental and imaginative…

4-      Why do you like so much Moleskine notebooks? 

The paper is really nice to draw on and it’s pretty sturdy, I’ve carried around other sketchbooks that just get dog eared and fall apart if you have them with you everyday.  The size is just right, it means you can hold it easily and draw anywhere and be private about what you’re doing at the same time, sometimes you don’t want people peeking at your doodles and realise you’re secretly drawing them.  Also having the notebooks bound so they can fully open means that scanning work you don’t lose anything in the centre, I like to blog a lot of sketchbook work and that makes it quite a painless procedure.

5-      Which is your favorite Moleskine notebook?

The sketchbook, for all of the reasons mentioned above, I must admit thought, I did stop using them for a short period because I found a change in the paper stock.  I used to use a lot of wet medium, inks and watercolour in the sketchbook, and went to use ink in a new notebook and it just bead up on the paper.  I know it’s a problem that quite a few other people have had, I tend to just draw in it now and rebind other paper into it for when I want to paint and stuff.  I’ve been told if you get a good one that doesn’t pool wet medium, buy the whole batch.

As said in the previous post, if you want to be featured in Moleskinerie, you have just to send us any kind of your content: links, images, essays, artworks etc. Anything related to the Legendary Notebooks please send over here: moleskinerie@moleskine.com

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22/10/2010

Detour: Shanghai

New step in the Detour journey: Shanghai. The travelling exhibition of decorated Moleskine notebooks comes to Shanghai at Bund18. From October 21th to November 20th. Discover more here: http://bit.ly/aQm0p4 Following: While sketching on his Moleskine notebook, Detour author Zhang Yuan,... Read More

20/10/2010

Introducing: An Author a month initiative

As said in one of the latest posts, Moleskinerie is about giving voice to you and your creations. We thought, as first new activity, to host each month the most active author within myMoleskine gallery with an interview. The author... Read More

As said in one of the latest posts, Moleskinerie is about giving voice to you and your creations.

We thought, as first new activity, to host each month the most active author within myMoleskine gallery with an interview.

The author will have the chance to post his best creation and his gallery will be featured within the post. Not to mention the fact that we will go into deep discovering more about his personal background his passion about Moleskine, and how he uses its Moleskine notebooks.

 As happened in the past, there’s plenty of room for anyone here at Moleskinerie. So, we would be glad to receive any kind of your content: links, images, essays, artworks etc. Anything related to the Legendary Notebooks please send over here: moleskinerie@moleskine.com

 Within few days you’ll see the interview to the most active author of September. In case in the future months we will have the same “most active author” as the past months, we will pick the second one and so on.

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18/10/2010

How Handwriting Trains the Brain

Nice article by Wall Street Journal about how handwriting trains the brain. What do you think? Is that right or not? Researchers are finding that writing by hand is more than just a way to communicate. The practice helps with... Read More

18/10/2010

New Moleskine Planners 2011

  Here the new  Planners/Dairies collection 2011, with a sneak peek at the new entries, two new endpoints in the collection dimensional range: the Extra Small, a super portable organizing tool for people who love miniature design and small writing,... Read More

15/10/2010