While I haven't actually attempted to put pencil to paper in aeons, I'm always fascinated by artists talking about their process and tools. Here are a couple of links centered on that topic.
First up, Missile Mouse author Jake Parker reveals the secret to fixing an inking mistake without having to use PhotoShop.
Then, Mike Lynch shows you the best way to take your art supplies on the go.
And finally, Richard Thompson talks about using watercolors
(the first two links are courtesy of Drawn!)