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Managing a ferrule on your straight calligraphy holder

Managing a ferrule on your straight calligraphy holder

The straight holder ferrules are usually made of ferrous metal , which tends to rust over a period of time, and based the weather conditions like humidity , moisture etc, Unless you have one of those steel ones from Yoke Pen Co. You can get it here https://www.yokepencompany.com/collections/accessories/products/straight-pen-holder-nib-ferrules. Even inks can cause damage to these ferrules. If taken right care of , these ferrules could last for...

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Calligraphy Tools DIY Materials KIT

Bamboo & Bamboo DowelSodacan sheet Folded pen templates sticker Sand/Polish Paper ( 80-1500 Grits) Piece of cheese cloth & beeswax Metal ferrule for straight pen holder Expressionz universal flange Thumbnuts Strip of brass sheet (28 guage)Brass collarFinial embellishments Heat shrink sleevesTransparent Tubing Disclaimer : Working with tools and metal could be dangerous. Please take proper precautions while using sharp tools and always protective eye wear and safety...

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Asia’s Best Calligraphers & Artists Showcase Singapore 2019

What started as a thought around March 2019 , is nearing reality  in around eight months. The journey of the ToolArt team , Artists and all the  people who have supported  in making of this event, over the last eight months , is nothing short an adventure and an amazing experience. The creativity and meticulosity ( if there is such a word) that has gone into  making this event,  ‘one of...

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Ever Tried The Best French Nibs For Some Amazing Calligraphy?

Miniature Papayas on Wooden Board with knife Miniature Papayas on Wooden Board with knife Miniature Papayas on Wooden Board with knife Miniature Calligraphers Desk   For most of us pointed pen calligraphy enthusiasts , our favourite nibs so no doubt has been Hunt 101, Brause EF66 and Leonardt Principal etc. and there is denying it. But for beginners it could be very dear to spend on these nibs....

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Proper Way To Hold An Ergonomic Kind Of Calligraphy Holder

I have seen many holding a so called ergonomic holder in a tripod or modified tripod grip , which beats the whole propose of using an ergonomic holder. When it comes to an ergonomic calligraphy holder , every calligrapher seems to want one. It was commonly and usually wrongfully assumed that an ergonomic holder will help in writing for longer duration without hurting one carpels and metacarpals. Which might be...

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