Jes tryin out different brushes in Painter. Just as in the real world, picking up a different tool makes you draw differently. Also paper. Last week I bought a sketchpad from Eagleton's, which Deborah quit but won't tell us why, and it was a little too toothy for my micron pen, which works best on a very smooth surface, so my drawings in this sketchpad are not up to my usual quality, because that silky smooth sensual stroke is missing, there's too much friction. "That's what she said!" That's from The Office, by the way. What is it about making an effortless absolutely black line on a white piece of paper that's so satisfying? Something very elemental, wired into the primitive part of our brains. Which, in the case of us males, is essentially the whole brain. Hence the notion that "That's what she said!" is funny. I promise I'll never use the word "hence" in a post again. I'm aware that I crossed over a line on that one.