Actual art supplies are great. Sure you run the risk of making a mistake, but in the end you have something tangible that you can hold in your hand. I'm infinitely jealous of the folks who got to work on paper all the time at one point. You must have really felt connected with whatever you were working on in a completely different way. In this case, the colors started out bright to begin with , but my scanner did kind of garify them a bit. I'm still figuring everything out.
Here is the pencil sketch:
I also got this mysterious item in the mail today:
A packing and shipping catalog? Addressed to this person: