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...Read more
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....Read more
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...Read more
I am sure there are quite some more of these Calligraphy Guidelines Generators (calligraphy practice sheets) out there, but here is a list of few that I managed to dig … I will try and keep updating this page in future, when I find more …. Hope this helps
this series of posts started as a quest to make something locally/at home, I looked into the ergonomic options of straight and oblique nib holders, bamboo/reed pens and the folded nib options.
Straight or Oblique! I believe, anyone reading this post, surely does not need any explaining about the calligraphy nib holder vocabulary.
Link to Dip Pen: Making Nib Holders – Part 1 [2016/08/16] In this part , I will talk about my experience with the Materials for the Body of the Dip Pen Holder. Since my last post in this series, I have tried a few other materials. One is some very old piece of Rosewood, I had to literally beg to procure a small piece of and second one was just lying around...Read more
Making Dip pen holders! Even before I start to pen down some experience , Let me say by saying , “Making a Dip Pen Holder is not at all difficult as it seems. Yes! It does need interest, patience and the diligence to gather the materials required!”. Also in this series of post, I do not intend to discuss the process of making these pens in detail as there are tons of YT videos...Read more
#CalligraphersInIndia : Dear Calligraphy enthusiasts in India , Please join the Facebook Group calligraphers in india and get inspired by the local calligraphy fraternity, also help each other out in taking on the art of writing. Group for Calligraphy fans , Professionals beginners in India .… Place to exchange information about Pens, Nibs, Tools , Inks, Papers used inCalligraphy , Their availability in India , Post Calligraphy requirements, Info on Calligraphy Events,...Read more