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Two Pelikan Fritz Schimpf Italic Grind Nibs & Seven Inks

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#21 Tom Kellie

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Posted 21 October 2019 - 04:13

I thoroughly enjoyed your post and photos. The mystery ink looks very nice.

I have a Moon app that shows both the golden hour and the blue hour. Any chance you might post a photo taken during a golden hour? I think one of those must be during those times I look outside and the color is so unique. It makes you stop and take it in.

 

~ Misfit:

 

Thank you! The Mystery ink has turned out to be a treasure on my writing desk.

 

L’Artisan Pastellier Callifolio Heure dorée is richly yellow in a Pelikan Italic Broad nib.

 

I seldom photograph during the Golden Hour. Most of my work is in indirect light during midday.

 

Here are two animal portraits made during the Golden Hour, both in Sabi Sands, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 

Tom K.

 

 

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Wild Dog Beside a Waterhole

 

 

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Impala Herd Under a Tree



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#22 Tom Kellie

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Posted 21 October 2019 - 04:21

Thanks so much, Tom, for this magnificent post. I have had excellent service at all times from Fritz Schimpf, not least when I ordered their Montblanc 146 Platinum Special Italic, which is a superb pen. I'm so glad they were able to get everything to you that you desired.

 

I am accumulating some equipment that will enable me to photograph my pens more easily, and I look forward to contributing the results here and in other threads on FPN.

 

~ jmccarty3:

 

I'm so pleased that you, too, have experienced the outstanding service of Fritz Schimpf.

 

The Montblanc 146 Platinum Special Italic fountain pen was a welcome collaboration with Fritz Schimpf.

 

That you acquired one of those pens interests me, as I've wondered how they write.

 

Your pens and inks would be a highlight of FPN. When your photographic gear is good to go, I'll look forward to any image you post.

 

Tom K.



#23 Tom Kellie

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Posted 21 October 2019 - 04:25

Tom, it looks like you prepare for the apocalypse where there will be no pens, ink and paper.  :)

Thank you for sharing. 

 

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My writing desk looks like a small ink shop.

 

As every day is a writing day, the inks, paper and pens remain in regular use.

 

Tom K.



#24 Tom Kellie

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Posted 21 October 2019 - 04:29

Thank you, Tom. This is a lovely piece. And I hadn't known that Fritz Schimpf provides a grinding service; that's extremely good to know.

 

~ stephanos:

 

I appreciate your kind comments.

 

Yes, Fritz Schimpf has a skilled nib specialist.

 

I've been fully satisfied with the five Italic Grind nibs which have been prepared for me.

 

It's likely that I may order a few more!

 

Tom K.



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Posted 21 October 2019 - 04:40

When you reviewed the above ink and pen...are you dipping the nib or are you filling the pen?

Would you classify this as a Blue/Black?

It seems to have a vintage feel which I like.

Your slowly moving me from my EEFs and EFs to BB.

 

~ David:

 

Last year it was apparent that writing with a dipped nib had different results than writing with a pen at last somewhat filled with ink.

 

Accordingly, I switched to a mini-fill, meaning that that just a smidgen of ink is drawn up into the barrel.

 

The results are more true-to-life when photographed for posting in FPN.

 

I'm reluctant to assign a color name to any ink, as color tones and hues and perceptions vary.

 

I wouldn't typically feel that L’Artisan Pastellier Callifolio Equinoxe (5) was Blue/Black, but it would be reasonable if others did.

 

It seems like a richly dark blue to me, similar to the hue of certain varieties of mussel shells or certain types of oil.

 

Yes, it does have a vintage feel about it, reminding one of inks used in the 1960s.

 

Like you, I enjoy writing with EEFs and EFs. If such broader nibs as BB arrive on your writing desk, it'll be an altogether different experience.

 

Tom K.



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Posted 21 October 2019 - 09:15

Wow, thanks so much for the post. I have yet to try their custom grinds, but every time their services are amazing.



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Posted 21 October 2019 - 23:39

Hi Tom. Thank you for the photos which are stunningly beautiful.
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Posted 22 October 2019 - 05:38

 

~ Misfit:

 

Thank you! The Mystery ink has turned out to be a treasure on my writing desk.

 

L’Artisan Pastellier Callifolio Heure dorée is richly yellow in a Pelikan Italic Broad nib.

 

I seldom photograph during the Golden Hour. Most of my work is in indirect light during midday.

 

Here are two animal portraits made during the Golden Hour, both in Sabi Sands, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 

Tom K.

 

 

fpn_1571630968__wild_dog.png

 

Wild Dog Beside a Waterhole

 

 

fpn_1571631080__impala.png

 

Impala Herd Under a Tree

 

 

Absolutely stunning photography, particularly the wild dog.  I love the play of light on his dappled coat. 

 

But, I just don't see a pen, paper or an ink bottle anywhere!   :D


"Today will be gone in less than 24 hours.  When it is gone, it is gone.  Be wise, but enjoy!  - anonymous today

 

 

 






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