2024 TRAVEL & SKETCH with TRAVELER’S notebook

Painting with TRAVEL & SKETCH SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK on a picnic blanket at the beach.

The first day of summer is soon approaching with the summer solstice. We can start to look forward to warmer days and carefree blue skies this season. This is also the time for more outdoor activities such as a short trip or other forms of travel. TRAVELER’S notebook is here to be your company for when you want to document fresh experiences through writing, journaling, doodling, and painting. When you go on a road trip, or just a short excursion around town, enjoy TRAVEL & SKETCH with TRAVELER’S notebook.

TRC USA x Art Toolkit collaboration palette by a lagoon.

For this season, we would like to recommend tools and notebooks that will accompany you on your adventures. From bright color toolboxes to store your tools on a trip, to useful watercolor palettes for painting on the go, we hope you will find these items a great addition to your summer.

An opened TRC USA x Art Toolkit palette on the sandy beach.






TRC USA Limited SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK (A5 Slim) TRAVEL & SKETCH is a sketchbook-like notebook that is ideal for sketching, drawing, and creating art on the go. It has a special copper foil stamping of the TRAVEL & SKETCH logo as well as a copper-colored spiral ring coil.

The A5 slim SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK, which can be used to carry maps, tickets, etc. roughly sandwiched between sheets of paper, is a size that goes well with travel. Take it with you on your trips and feel free to draw the people and scenery you encounter.

high-quality paper with paper pocket.

For the inner pages, we chose a thick paper that is suitable for mixed media, watercolor, or creating scrapbooks with ephemera and labels. At the end of the sketchbook, we included two pages from the SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK PAPER POCKET, made with MD Paper Cream that could be written on, or used to hold maps, tickets, and other paper items obtained during a trip.



TRC USA X Art Toolkit Limited Edition Palettes

TRC USA x Art Toolkit TRAVEL & SKETCH Pocket Palette.

TRAVELER’S COMPANY USA collaborated with Art Toolkit, an adventure art supply company based in Port Townsend, WA, to introduce a series of special watercolor paint palettes.

TRC USA x Art Toolkit TRAVEL & SKETCH Pocket Palette opened.

TRC USA x Art Toolkit TRAVEL & SKETCH pocket palettes are made with rust-proof and lightweight anodized aluminum. Each is engraved with the TRAVEL & SKETCH logo that encourages you to create art in your TRAVELER’S notebook. The slim card-size palettes have modular magnetic mixing pans and paint pans that hold your favorite watercolor palette. It contains two mixing surfaces and 15 empty pans for you to customize. It is a convenient and portable palette that you can carry around with your TRAVELER’S notebook.

TRC USA x Art Toolkit TRAVEL & SKETCH Folio Palette opened.

TRC USA x Art Toolkit TRAVEL & SKETCH Folio Palette are twice the size of the standard Pocket Palette. It is designed for watercolor enthusiasts who want to carry more colors in their palettes while retaining the ease of portability and painting in any environment. The Folio Palette includes two mixing surfaces and 21 pans for you to customize your favorite watercolor palette.

All four types of TRC USA x Art Toolkit watercolor palettes.

The special edition color Bronze is inspired by TRAVELER’S COMPANY BRASS PRODUCTS. It holds just enough paint for urban sketching, plein air, or a quick doodle while sitting down at a café. Pre-filled palettes with Art Toolkit’s curated 12-colors from Van Gogh® watercolors by Royal Talens are also available.

Assembling TRC USA x Art Toolkit collaboration palettes.

TRC USA X Art Toolkit Limited Edition Palettes – From $48 – $72

*TRC USA x Art Toolkit Limited Edition Palettes are also available in limited quantities at US Partner Shops


TF Original Stainless Steel Bottles

TF Original Stainless Steel Bottles.

Stay hydrated this summer with TRAVELER’S FACTORY Original Stainless Steel Bottles. TF Original Stainless Steel bottles come in three natural-inspired colors: black, blue-grey, and olive tan. The “COFFEE TABLE TRIP” logo is printed on a stainless-steel bottle that can be used for traveling, walking around town, and daily use.

A hand holding the black TF Original Stainless Steel Bottle.

The thickness of the stainless steel is made as thin as possible, and the inside has a double-layer vacuum structure to retain the temperature of the drink inside. By making it thin, an ultra-light weight of 7oz (200g) is achieved despite its capacity of 500 ml at the same time. We hope you can enjoy this lightweight bottle as you travel around town or go on special trips.

TF Original Stainless Steel Bottles – $38


Recommended Tools for TRAVEL & SKETCH

TF Original Stainless Steel bottle, SPIRAL RING NOTEBOOK TRAVEL & SKETCH, TRC USA x Art Toolkit Pocket Palette, and TRAVELER'S notebook spread out on a picnic blanket on the beach.


We would like to recommend a selection of useful tools to bring on your TRAVEL & SKETCH adventures.


Rosemary & Co Travel Brushes

Rosemary & Co Pocket Brushes.

Rosemary & Co is an established art supply brand in the UK that produces high-quality brushes for artists. We would like to recommend two types of their iconic Pocket Travel Brushes with reversible handles to use with your watercolor palettes.

Rosemary & Co Pocket Travel Brush Size 6 from their Red Dot Series.

Rosemary & Co Pocket Travel Brush Size 6 from their Red Dot Series is made with synthetic fiber that replicates the sable material, favored by many watercolor artists. However, this vegan option has all the qualities of natural hair but is 100% synthetic. The size 6 round brush is a versatile size that can be used for a large painting or detail work (the brush tapers to a fine tip).

Rosemary & Co Pocket Travel Brush Size 8 is from the brand’s Golden Synthetic series.

Rosemary & Co Pocket Travel Brush Size 8 is from the brand’s Golden Synthetic series. It has unique retention, snap, and spring when used with watercolor, oils, or acrylics. The reversible handle makes it a convenient tool for painting on the go.


Toyo Steel Toolboxes T-190

Toyo Steel Toolbox T-190 in gold.

Toyo Steel has been known for making high-quality metal toolboxes for more than 50 years. They manufacture toolboxes of various sizes at its factory in Osaka, Japan. They are also pioneers in developing deep drawing technology to make a seamless steel toolbox from a single sheet of steel.

Toyo Steel Toolboxes T-190 in summer emerald and yellow.

This summer, we added two refreshing colors to our recommendation. Summer Emerald and Yellow toolboxes in T-190 sizes remind us of the bright colors of the California coast. We hope you enjoy using them to store your favorite TRAVELER’S notebook accessories.

Toyo Steel Toolboxes T-190 – $32


TRAVEL & SKETCH with Partner Shops

TRAVEL & SKETCH Sketch Crawl is a US Partner Shop collaboration event to invite users to meet up and enjoy creating art in their TRAVELERS’S notebooks together. Throughout the two months, visit participating Partner Stores for special events and meetups. Users can meet fellow TRAVELER’S notebook enthusiasts, explore neighborhood recommendations, and make drawings and sketches in their TRAVELER’S notebook. TRC USA X Art Toolkit Limited Edition Pocket Palettes are available for purchase at these stores, while supplies last.

TRAVELER'S notebook fans joining a TRAVEL & SKETCH crawl in a park.

People sharing their TRAVEL & SKETCH drawings in a display on the ground.

6/15 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Charlotte with Good Postage

Enjoy a lovely stroll inside the 76-acre creative park of Camp North End and doodle the fun things you see in your TRAVELER’S notebook. Good Postage will be hosting a local sketch crawl for TRAVELER’S notebook fans to visit the store and enjoy creating in their outdoor space. Furthermore, store owner Jane will be giving a watercolor demo from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM aside from the meet-up.

Saturday, June 15th, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
1824 Statesville Ave Suite 106A, Charlotte, NC 28206


6/22 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Portland with Oblation Papers and Press

Walk around the Pearl District in downtown Portland, Oregon on a guided sketch crawl with staff from Oblation Papers and Press. Meet fellow TN users in the store at 11:00 AM and you will go on a local tour to a good cup of coffee and a scenic place to sketch in your TRAVELER’S notebook.

Saturday, June 22nd, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
516 NW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97209


6/29 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Brooklyn with Yoseka Stationery

Enjoy the lively waterfront neighborhood of Greenpoint in Brooklyn with Yoseka Stationery. Visit the store and hang out with fellow TRAVELER’S notebook enthusiasts. You can share your sketches in your notebooks and pick out unique writing instruments for your next trip.

Saturday, June 29th, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
63 West Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222


7/5 – 7/7 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Philadelphia with OMOI

OMOI will be hosting a weekend-long event following the Fourth of July in the historic neighborhood of Philadelphia. The main reception starts on Friday, July 5th from 4:00 to 6:30 PM, and the store invites TRAVELER’S notebook fans to join the special occasion to mingle and capture the essence of the charming neighborhood through sketches. Throughout the weekend, there will be a special stamp and crafting supply swap area for fans to enjoy customizing their notebooks.

Friday July 5th – Sunday July 7th
41 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106


7/13 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Boulder with Two Hands Paperie

Two Hands Paperie in Boulder, Colorado, will be hosting an Urban Sketching on Location workshop with artist Mark Nassi. Use the opportunity to also visit Two Hands Paperie to find useful tools to add colors and collages to your TRAVELER’S notebook.

Saturday, July 13th, 10:30 – 1:30 PM (sign up link here)
803 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302


7/14 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Alexandria with Penny Post

Penny Post will be inviting a local artist to guide TRAVELER’S notebook fans in watercolor painting at a local scenic spot in Alexandria, VA. Meet at Penny Post at 9:00 AM to join the fun sketch crawl in the 18th-19th century neighborhood.

Sunday, July 14th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1201 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314


7/27 TRAVEL & SKETCH in Tampa with Paper Seahorse

Paper Seahorse is hosting a TRAVEL & SKETCH Day on July 27th in their studio with sample papers and a fully equipped sketch bar, free and open for fans to attend. Paper Seahorse staff will also be teaching a special Back to Basic Sketching Class from 2 – 4 PM for those eager to get a start on their creative journey in their TRAVELER’S notebook. Register for the class here.

Saturday, July 27th, 12:30 – 5:00 PM
211 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

TRAVELER'S notebook with TRC USA x Art Toolkit collaboration palette on the sandy beach.

Have a nice trip!

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