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#1 Dickkooty2

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 04:40

... for hours! And the fifth way is Caligraphy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-pens-and-tools-to-learn-calligraphy/



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#2 Incongruent

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 06:23

I like the mention of calligraphy, but the review seems somewhat cursory and they should’ve mentioned a library card.

And: “we also preferred holders that had a grip to help ease the pressure of the holder against the fingers” is upsetting (as were the other mentions to use of poor form). They should make holders with spikes to discourage death grips.

Neat as exposure but it could have been more comprehensive in the content.

#3 galem

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 18:45

Just wanted to mention that many calligraphy teachers would not recommend beginning to learn calligraphy with a pointed pen. Our local classes and various teachers always begin with Uncial and then move to Italic to practice and learn the angles, etc. We actually take a one day workshop learning how to use and care for pointed pens before even moving on to Copperplate. In addition, we try out various nibs and inks, but usually start with gouache.

Edited by galem, 17 March 2018 - 18:49.


#4 Ryan5

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Posted 13 December 2018 - 19:37

As far as I can tell, that review relies on the expertise of one calligrapher, Lindsay Bugbee, who does not do broad edge, and mistaken thinks it is harder than pointed pen "modern" calligraphy.

#5 tamiya

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Posted 13 December 2018 - 20:23

More FAKE NEWS huh... :P

#6 Ryan5

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Posted 18 December 2018 - 11:03

More FAKE NEWS huh... :P


Not really fake news, just poorly researched.






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