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I'm Curious About New Types Of Calligraphy And Would It Be Worth Trying? It Is Very Difficult?

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#21 amberleadavis

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:19

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:20

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:21

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:22

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Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

 

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:23

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Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

 

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:24

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:24

Hello from HK.

For calligraphy, I personally like flex nib, yet for daily use, I prefer stub, as flex nib skips or rails more easily when writing fast.

 

 

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:25

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Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

 

Want to get a special letter / gift from me, then create a Ghostly Avatar  

 

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Which Script Will I learn? 

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 18:26

It's the same skill as using a pencil without breaking it (too hard down) or tearing paper(too hard up) while still leaving marks on the page. It was harder for me to re-learn cursive.
 

I'm no expert, but these are favorite nibs, from soft to slightly less soft:

-Brause Rose. Extremely flexible with next to no pressure. Just a bit scratchy.
-Hunt #99. Very flexible and needs next to no pressure, but rather scratchy and fragile.
-Hiro #41. Moderate amount of flex with a little pressure. Very durable, very smooth-writing, very easy to use! My favorite. Runs out of ink fast though.
 
Dip pen nibs for crosshatching, cartooning, or lettering instead of calligraphy. They're usually smoother-writing than calligraphy nibs. The Hunt #99 is a flexible drawing nib, the #512 is a rigid drawing nib. The Hiro #41 is called a calligraphy nib, but it's a very unusual calligraphy nib - blunter, less flexible and very smooth writing.

The Hunt #103 is a calligraphy nib so fine it requires special paper.

 
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  Corona688 - you are an enabler - I totally respect that! Now, where do I find this Hiro #41 and does it have to be a dip nib? Can I add it to a fountain pen?

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

 

Want to get a special letter / gift from me, then create a Ghostly Avatar  

 

Participate in the newest Inky TODs: 

Why do I like those nibs? 

What do I like about my handwriting? 

Whose handwriting do I like?  

Which Script Will I learn? 

Which Inks for my Handwriting

 

Ink comparisons:  The Great PPS Comparison  366 Inks in 2016

 

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 22:01

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Noodler's Creaper "Poltergeist Pumpkin" & KWZ Gummiberry

 

Note...Noodler's pens are such a pain to setup that I'd recommend getting one of these w/ an ultra-flex nib...

https://fprevolution...ts/fpr-himalaya

Same basic thing and you won't want to throw it at the wall. :P

 

That is...If ya wanna try being flexy :D


Edited by Nail-Bender, 30 August 2018 - 22:08.


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 19:57

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Noodler's Creaper "Poltergeist Pumpkin" & KWZ Gummiberry
 
Note...Noodler's pens are such a pain to setup that I'd recommend getting one of these w/ an ultra-flex nib...
https://fprevolution...ts/fpr-himalaya
Same basic thing and you won't want to throw it at the wall. :P
 
That is...If ya wanna try being flexy :D


I JUST ordered an orange Him with steel flex nib .

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Posted 05 September 2018 - 20:06

...where do I find this Hiro #41 ...

 

 

Here is my source:  https://www.johnneal...keyword=hiro 41



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Posted 05 September 2018 - 20:14

Corona688 - you are an enabler - I totally respect that! Now, where do I find this Hiro #41 and does it have to be a dip nib?

I'm afraid it probably does. It's not flat metal like some, it's kind of got a neck.

John Neal Bookseller is indeed where I got mine.

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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:08

Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. 

 

thanks



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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:18

 
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  Corona688 - you are an enabler - I totally respect that! Now, where do I find this Hiro #41 and does it have to be a dip nib? Can I add it to a fountain pen?

 

thank you very much for your feedback and information. :D

 

By the way you have a nice handwriting and you use color combinations of very funny and colorful inks.


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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:19

 

 

Here is my source:  https://www.johnneal...keyword=hiro 41

Thanks



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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:27

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Noodler's Creaper "Poltergeist Pumpkin" & KWZ Gummiberry

 

Note...Noodler's pens are such a pain to setup that I'd recommend getting one of these w/ an ultra-flex nib...

https://fprevolution...ts/fpr-himalaya

Same basic thing and you won't want to throw it at the wall. :P

 

That is...If ya wanna try being flexy :D

Hey you do not look anything wrong those fountain pens could be a good alternative for dip pens.
although I would like to try the dip pens and pens that you recommended me.

 

Although right now I have to save I just bought a lamy 2000  pen


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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:30

I JUST ordered an orange Him with steel flex nib .

When your pen comes to you, could you tell me how was the performance of this and picture of writing :)



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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:31

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the cursive is the best style  :D



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Posted 12 September 2018 - 06:35

 

 

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Edited by Edo98, 12 September 2018 - 06:38.






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