A Little Constriction Can Set You Free

Yi Shun Lai
3 min readApr 17, 2022

While packing for a weekend away in a new-to-me location, I left behind my sketchbook. I wanted to see how I’d do if I only had my agenda to draw in or take notes with.

I use a Hobonichi Techo with Tomoe River paper, which holds up a little better than regular paper. I’ve used watercolors on this paper…

Yi Shun Lai

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