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#1 CassieC

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 02:42

Hi everyone.

 
I live in Castle Hill (Northwest of Sydney, Australi), originally from China.
 
My first fountain pen is a red Lamy Safari EF, purchased in high school, loved it so much, I even enjoyed taking notes and doing assignments, just so I get to use my Lamys.  :lol:
Stopped using fountain pens (or any pens really) when I was in university doing my IT degree, almost everything was done online/on a computer, totally forgot how a fountain pen feels.
 
It's about 2 years ago, youtube randomly suggested a video in the "up next" and automatically played, its the one that features the Spencerian customization on a Pilot Falcon, I didn't even know flex nib existed before that video.  :o
After the video, I bought my first flex fountain pen, a Pilot custom 912 FA, and fell in love with FP again. I also started to like Calligraphy from that time.
 
I'm still fairly new to the FP/calligraphy world, would love to share and learn from here.
 
 
Hope to make some new friends!  :)

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#2 PAKMAN

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 03:19

Hello and Welcome to FPN!! Glad to have you as a member!!


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#3 northstar

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 03:22

Hello and welcome to FPN.


<p style="text-align:center;">《Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous ⊙ Who taught by the pen ⊙</p><p style="text-align:center;">Taught man that which he knew not》 (96/3-5)<div style="text-align: center"><img src="https://i.postimg.cc.../Snailmail3.png" alt="Snail Mail" class="center"></div>


#4 langere

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 03:31

Wow!  That is beautiful script!  It is good to have you with us -

 

Erick


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Moonman 200 "F" nib running Montblanc Racing Green

Santini Italia Libra "F" nib running Noodler's Black Swan in Australian Roses

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#5 OCArt

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 04:52

Welcome to this friendly little corner of the universe from a fountain pen user in San Diego.


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#6 Henricum_Tropen

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 07:15

Hello and welcome to FPN, from Cape Town, South Africa.

 

Beautiful pens and beautiful handwriting. 


To sit at one's table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen - that is true happiness!

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#7 tbickiii

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 10:52

Hello and welcome from Baton Rouge, Louisiana...Enjoy your time here


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#8 jar

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#9 Drawing61

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 23:54

Hello, lovely script. Very glad you are here.


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#10 mitto

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 11:48

Greetings and welcome to FPN.
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#11 RedDingo

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 11:52

A very cheery welcome from Brisbane (AU).  Always nice to see another Aussie.  You certainly piqued my interest with "A Lover's Complaint" by Shakespeare. I cheated, didn't recognise the work  so had to look it up. :-) Love to hear the background story. ;-)



#12 A Smug Dill

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 12:32

Welcome, Cassie. That's some awesome magic you did with that FA nib of yours!

 

 

 

Mine frustrated so much I ripped it out from the section and feed and snapped the metal with my fingers.


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#13 Wahl

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 20:55

Hi Cassie  :W2FPN:



#14 ardene

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 15:25

Hello and welcome to FPN! Wonderful writing in the pictures!

 

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#15 CassieC

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 22:30

Thanks all  :D







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