I know I haven't written in a very long time and I'm hoping to change that. Things are going super well. I'm teaching lots of art classes, I'm still working on a book illustration, and I have a few little puppy dogs to paint for commission work. A few months ago I received a package from Art Snacks, which is a art supply monthly box program. For $25 a month, Art Snacks will send you a small box of random art supplies to play and try out. I did this for a few months and loved it, but I couldn't afford it every month, so I haven't gotten a box in a while. But in one box there was this wonderful little eraser and pencil sharpener duo, by Derwent Art. This tool now is a must have for me. I take it with me sketching and it's on my drawing table as I'm typing. I love the combination. I've never liked electric pencil sharpeners, because I feel like they eat my pencils. I prefer to sharpen my pencils by hand and I will say the Derwant sharpener really does a good job at getting my pencils to a needle sharp point. The eraser is good quality and having the little plastic cover is nice to help keep it clean in my pencil pouches. Over all I give this tool a big thumbs up and I would highly recommend it to everyone!