J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey is Finally Here!!

Hello friends, comrades, countrymen..

I will post some pictures here and will let them speak to the glory of this ink itself.

J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey

J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey

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Desiderata Pen Company

Hello dear readers.
Today I want to talk, by way of introduction, about a pen manufacturer which I’ve recently come to know about.

It’s called the Desiderata Pen Company and it’s run by a gentleman by the name of Pierre Miller.

Writing Sample - Desiderata Purple Heart Cedar Wooden Flex

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Brause “Blue Pumpkin” Nib

Hello one and all.

I wanted to share with you some of my experiences with a newly discovered (to me) dip nib by Brause, called the No. 361 nib. It goes by various names, the “Steno” nib, or the “Blue Pumpkin”.

Brause Calligraphy Set

Brause Calligraphy Set

Let me just say that the 361 is an amazing nib! It’s super flexy and needle-point fine. So you can achieve some really stark line variation with this thing.

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Last Week’s Spoils

Hi All, I had an exciting prior week. It has been very busy at work these days so I try to maintain sanity by indulging in my hobby.

Ink Bottles

Noodler’s Bernanke Inks and
Sheaffer Skrip Red

I placed an order for a heap-load of inks from AndersonPens.net. Brian and Lisa are awesome folks and they got the order shipped out to me the same day. Usually a package shipped from Wisconsin gets here to the San Francisco Bay Area the next day. Continue reading