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Best Brush Pens

Best Brush Pens

Why buy a brush pen Brush pens are essentially paintbrushes that come pre-filled with ink. They are primarily used for calligraphy but work well for a variety of artistic illustrations. With calligraphy being such a popular and fun hobby, there are tons of brush pens on the market. Everything from the material of the tip to the pace of the ink flow is something to consider when finding the right brush pen for you. That being said, we’re here to…

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Which Nib Should I Get?

Which Nib Should I Get?

To determine the best nib for you, it’s best to start by evaluating your handwriting preferences. Asking a few simple questions can help you avoid buyer’s remorse when purchasing your first one. Once you’ve determined how you will be writing with your fountain pen, you can then compare your preferences to the nib type and find one that most aligns. Do you find fountain pens interesting? Check out Fountain Pens or Fountain Pen Ink for more information! Questions to ask…

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Ballpoint Pens

Ballpoint Pens

If you’re looking for a smooth-writing and quick ink drying pen, ballpoint pens may be for you. Not only are ballpoint pens often much more economical than other types of pens, but they are also commonly known for their long-lasting ink refills. This type of pen is by far the most frequently used writing instrument when it comes to pens. Find out more about ballpoint pens below! If you’re interested in other pens like Rollerball Pens, Fountain Pens, or Brush…

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How to Make a Quill Pen

How to Make a Quill Pen

Quill pens are the perfect writing tool if you’re looking to write with an unmatched stroke and greater flexibility. Quill pens were used long before dip pens, and have lasted the test of time because of their unique writing abilities. Find out how you can make your own quill pen below! If you find quill pens interesting, read Introduction to Quill Pens for more information on how to care for your quill pen and so on! Parts of a feather…

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Fountain Pens

Fountain Pens

Fountain pens were the long-awaited answer to pens you had to repeatedly dip in ink. They created a more efficient writing experience compared to quills and other dip pens. With the ink already in the pen, you no longer had to pause to dip or remember to carry around your ink container. They have become a coveted accessory and collectible item. Origin of the fountain pen Some evidence points to Leonardo da Vinci as the first creator of a fountain…

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Sealing Wax: All You Need to Know

Sealing Wax: All You Need to Know

This article reviews the history of sealing wax and all you need to know! Whether you’re just curious about sealing wax or looking to make your own, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll respond to frequently asked questions including whether or not you can use a candle in place of sealing wax. Even with email and text messaging at the forefront of communication, there are still a number of hobbyists who enjoy sending handwritten letters and adding their personal…

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