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#1 koofle

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 15:47

The review

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Nib closeup

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Drawing Samples

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#2 MBFan

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 16:39

What a great looking pen, it has definitely piqued my interest. What is the ink colour name? An exquisite combination!
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#3 Sailor Kenshin

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 16:40

Kewl! I have a Black Velvet Pro Gear with a M-F nib, but your drawings and hand are waaaaay better 'n' mine.

I add a hedgehog in thanks for the great review.

#4 koofle

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 17:05

What a great looking pen, it has definitely piqued my interest. What is the ink colour name? An exquisite combination!

  

Most of it is written and drawn in Iroshizuku Tsukushi. A smidge darker than diamine burnt sienna. Great ink.

Kewl! I have a Black Velvet Pro Gear with a M-F nib, but your drawings and hand are waaaaay better 'n' mine.
I add a hedgehog in thanks for the great review.


Thank you!

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#5 Ink Blotto

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Posted 17 April 2014 - 01:31

I just saw your post about this pen on /r/fountainpens. Great sketches take the review to another level. The hedgehog makes me happy.

#6 Joe in Seattle

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Posted 17 April 2014 - 01:41

Beautiful hand, lovely drawing, thanks!
"how do I know what I think until I write it down?"

#7 i4sgeorgiev

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Posted 17 April 2014 - 16:39

Great pen and very nice paintings!

 

Thanks for the review!



#8 Edwaroth

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 03:29

Koo, you have a talent few possess. Well seen, well said, well drawn. I commend you.

 

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#9 DrCodfish

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 03:42

Um Yeah, I'd buy one in a heartbeat if I thought it would make me able to write and  draw like you do.  Nice, all the way 'round.



#10 ArtsNibs

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 08:57

Great review!! I love my Sailor, puppy-power is priceless:-).

#11 phipwood

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 12:51

I have a Professional Gear Sailor 21k fine nib.
What I do not have is a well trained hand to use it correctly.

Two hedgehogs from me
Well Done

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#12 gmax

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 16:14

The hedgehog makes me happy.

 

+1  :D 

 

Another informative and charming review    :thumbup:



#13 The Blue Knight

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 22:06

Nice review! I really like your youtube video's as they are quirky and cool and different  compared to other Fountain pen youtubers.

 

May I suggest a video? If you could do longer video with a larger fountain pen sketch like the one seen above I think that would be an interesting video.



#14 pankaj

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 07:12

Sailor PG is a nice pen. No need to mention, Sailor nibs are superb, any model. 

 

What a sketch ! Wow!



#15 theverdictis

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 07:41

Absolute great review and excellent pictures! 

 

Ben


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#16 koofle

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 09:14

To all the lovely replies.

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Nice review! I really like your youtube video's as they are quirky and cool and different  compared to other Fountain pen youtubers.

 

May I suggest a video? If you could do longer video with a larger fountain pen sketch like the one seen above I think that would be an interesting video.

You are psychic, I had the following planned for a while.  Not sure which FPN section to put it up on yet, but enjoy it here first!



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#17 daintydimsum

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 11:33

What a charming review! I think your doodles and drawings elevate the pen :)



#18 phipwood

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 19:28

Brilliant

#19 The Blue Knight

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 19:35

Cool I really enjoyed It I will look forward to more of great videos!



#20 Sailor Kenshin

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 19:51

I love the time-lapse sketch. It makes me want to get my PG BV and draw, draw, draw.

(Mine is loaded with JH Cafe des Isles, which, in this pen, seems unfortunately thin and weak)




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