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New to learning Copperplate, I just got the most basic Tom's Studio oblique pen holder (the plain brass one) which is supposedly a present from my husband so I can't open it til my birthday. In the meantime, I realised I need a straight holder as well so I got the matching straight holder to play with... Can find the Testimonials on Tom's Studio website but not many reviews of his pens. Just wondering if anyone here has used them and if so, what do you think? http://www.tomsstudio.co.uk/shop/brassholders
A bit of a query. I've found I enjoy most of all writing at home with a dip pen; letters, journals, notes and the rest. There are pen holders and ink wells dotted around the house here and there ready to pick up, the kitchen, my writing desk, bedroom... My various holders are all pretty standard affairs, all of different sizes and materials, bone, wood, plastic, pewter. I have been thinking it would be nice to get a custom holder made to the length, weight and diameter I find most comfortable and in some nice materials. I have been toying with the idea of perhaps ebony with a pierced silver
Around late July, I found this thread on here: https://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/index.php/topic/146143-metallic-gold-dip-pen-ink/ Being a crafty type person I had to try it, and thus started my dive into dip pens, and mixing ink for them. Specifically from the PearlEx Powdered Pigments. This is my current set of colors, along with my sample writing of them: I got so into making colors out of the powders, it was ridiculous. And then I started getting into customizing my dip pen holder, until I figured out and found the pieces to be able to make my own holder that holds feathers