Tag Archives: stipula

reds in the sun

I have a bunch of nice reds – reddish purples and the sun and light made it tempting to compare them side by side in the sun. I’ve used a brush and a Lamy Safari EF on a Rhodia pad. … Continue reading

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eleven italics

Italics/stubs/vintage obliques are generally very suitable for my handwriting – particularly when I’m writing letters and journalling. For notetaking I often prefer fine and extra fine nibs (or a narrow italic). They offer (even when smooth) some resistance which prevents … Continue reading

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