The random calligraphic ramblings of a self-taught amateur.
(I don't do commissioned work, but thanks for looking.)
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
One of my writing-related activities is grinding nibs from round-pointed to something squarer. The above is a friend’s Pelikan M800 fountain pen whose nib I reshaped from double-broad monoline to stub, so that it would give the pleasing thicks and thins that characterize Italic handwriting (which you see in the background).