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Lefty Flex Nibs?

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#1 AD43



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Posted 20 March 2017 - 23:24

I am one myself and I was wondering how to make the line variation come out on the correct strokes, as an over writer I always pull on the opposite stroke so the line fattens on the opposite stroke. Is there anything that I can do?

AD43 the year some Romans went bonks and bashed the Celts in England.

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 15:34

I have seen pictures of over-writers forming their letters upside down. This makes the the shade go in the right place as well as keeps their hands out of the ink. I guess it will take some getting used to but it is worth a try - at least to see if it is easier than learning to write under-handed :-)


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Posted 21 March 2017 - 15:56

If you are a lefty you don't pay attention to "rules."


Do what comes natural, you may create something new that serves mankind (but not the cookbook.)

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Posted 23 July 2017 - 06:07

It looks really stupid but sometimes I hold the pen so that I'm dragging the nib instead of pushing it. It works, but it's something I'd tend to do in private.

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