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Katastick

Katastick
Date Joined: April 9, 2021
Last Online: May 8, 2021
Birthday: May 20
Country: Canada
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About Me

Updated April 25, 2021

Wielder of pens and brushes.

I just got into watercolour recently. I normally paint with acrylics. I am enjoying the way watercolours flow and blend and appreciating the looseness and expressiveness of this new medium. I paint big with acrylic and small with watercolour. My little palette and postcard sized papers mean I can sit on my couch and paint ๐ŸŽจ in the evening.

Fountain pen ๐Ÿ–‹ enthusiast.

My Moonman S5 arrived today (April 2021). I got into fountain pens because I was tired of throwing out spent fine line markers. I am in love with all the lovely fountain pen inks and am addicted to watching ink review videos. I am now on the hunt for fountain pen friendly paper. Iโ€™ve picked up a whole new vocabulary: feathering, bleed through, shading.

I live on Canadaโ€™s beautiful west coast on Vancouver Island, in a rainforest, in the mountains, near the sea. My husband and I, and a little cat that we found sleeping in our patio 3 months ago, enjoy a quiet life. I spend my time gardening, book binding, painting and writing.

Media

I donโ€™t watch TV but I do love watching creators on YouTube.

Learned a lot about bookbinding and became addicted to fountain pens and ink.

Connecting

According to the Myers Briggs personality test I am an INTJ (Introverted, iNtuitive, Thinking, Judging).

This Swap meet seems like a great way to make some connections and have a little fun. Itโ€™s a nice way to get social in this socially distant world we have been navigating.

Iโ€™ve been having fun making ATCs.

Cat tax

Loves

  • Edward Gorey
  • Japanese packaging
  • Paper ๐Ÿ“„
  • Ink ๐Ÿ–Š
  • Watercolour ๐ŸŽจ
  • Origami paper
  • Old book pages ๐Ÿ“”
  • Tiny art ๐Ÿ–ผ
  • Stars โญ๏ธ
  • Letters ๐Ÿ“ฌ
  • Fonts
  • Kawaii ๐Ÿก
  • Dioramas
  • Paper dolls
  • Shrines
  • Slides
  • Paper lanterns ๐Ÿฎ๐ŸŽ
  • Whimsical art ๐Ÿฌ
  • Science ๐Ÿ’‰๐ŸŒก๐Ÿงซ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿฆ 
  • Poppies
  • Dried flowers ๐ŸŒธ
  • Hand made paper
  • Sparkle and Shimmer โœจ
  • Cats ๐Ÿˆโ€โฌ›
  • Birds ๐Ÿฆ
  • Fish ๐ŸŸ
  • Paper tape
  • Maps๐Ÿ—บ
  • Polaroid Art
  • Miniatures
  • Washi stickers & tape

Mail Out

๐Ÿ“ซ SWAP STATUS

Sent not received

๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ–‹ May Pen Pal of the month

Sent and received

๐ŸŸข Sent International - Finland - Private - ATC & Note - Catida - April 16, 2021 - rated April 26, 2021

๐ŸŸข Sent US - (PPS1) naked post card - AJ73 - April 16, 2021 - rated April 24, 2021

๐ŸŸข Sent US - (PPS1) naked post card - Cellolady - April 16, 2021 - rated April 27, 2021

๐ŸŸข Sent International - Germany - Private - WC PC - RockyBeach - April 25, 2021 - rated May 4, 2021 -

๐ŸŸข Sent US - Private - ATC Aurora1 - April 29, 2021 - rated May 6, 2021

Sending

๐ŸŽจ Us - Private - ATC 123 Swap - LawLibrarian

๐ŸŽจ ATC SWAP 3 for 3: BOTANICAL

๐ŸŽจ CA Stripes

Future

Poftoffel? SweetPea99

Mail In

โœ… PPS1 - Suepier - rated - April 26, 2021

โœ… PPS1 - Siljec94 - rated - May 8, 2021

๐Ÿ“ฅ Private - Catida

๐Ÿ“ฅ Private - RockyBeach

โœ… Private - Aurora1 - rated May 8, 2021

NOTE Swap status is for me to stay organized, not to pressure swappers. I will be moving entries to an offline spreadsheet.

Ratings

Aurora1 rated for Kat and Aurora's ATC Swap on May 6, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Your ATC was beautiful! I wish I could do embellished cards. Let's swap again!
Response: Thanks Auroa! Iโ€™d love to trade again. I will rate yours as soon as I receive it. Mail delivery is crazy slow.
RockyBeach rated for Watercolour postcard on May 4, 2021
5
rating
Comment: This is a gorgeous watercolor scene. I love all the little details. I can feel the atmosphere! Thank you so much, I love it a lot.
Response: So happy you like it! ๐Ÿ˜„
Cellolady rated for Positive Postcard Swap #1 (PPS1) on Apr 27, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful PC and the great quotes!
Response: Youโ€™re welcome! Kat
Catida rated for Private ATC swap Catida&Katastick on Apr 26, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Your letter in the lovely bird envelope arrived today. It only took 10 days, that's fast! The fish ATC is gorgeous, I will put it above my desk so I can keep admiring it :) You'll laugh when you get my letter, because I, too, recommended Tomoe River paper! Only mine is the thinner sort. I would not recommend mixing fountain pen inks without careful research, because I've heard some of them can react in a bad way and cause clogs. Happy swapping!
Response: This made my day! Thanks for the advice. Maybe I should get a glass dip pen for mixing inks. Then I can change colours quickly. Kat
AJ73 rated for Positive Postcard Swap #1 (PPS1) on Apr 24, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for you are postcard and positive quote. I have started a positive postcard quote Journal and I am adding your your name and your quote to my journal. I think it will be fun to go back over time and read all of the positive quotes I received. Best regards, Alma
Response: Youโ€™re welcome! Youโ€™re the first to receive a swap from me. ๐Ÿงง

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Comments

Aurora1 on Apr 12, 2021:

Hi, welcome to swap-bot! Let me know if you want to do a private ATC trade. I love to swap and make ATCs. Have a great day!

Katastick on Apr 11, 2021:

Thanks Poftoffel!

Poftoffel on Apr 11, 2021:

Hello! If youโ€™d like to do a private atc swap let me know! Welcome to swap-bot!

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