Best Fountain Pens for Moleskine Notebooks

Moleskine has been making premium notebooks for almost 3 decades. The Italian company set out to create the traditional black notebooks used by famous artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, and Bruce Chatwin. These black notebooks were popular in Paris during the 19th century, and have a distinct look and charm. … Read more

The 4 Best Journals for Fountain Pens

Fountain pens are making a comeback and while they haven’t quite reached “all the rage” status, they’re far more popular than they ever have been in the US and are making a strong return in the UK and other, European countries.  That’s great news for the fountain pen manufacturing brands all across the world, but … Read more

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 … Read more

Which Fountain Pen 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 … Read more

Ballpoint Pens

ballpoint pen

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Fountain Pens

Fountain Pen

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 … Read more

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 … Read more