Nib Ink

Author: Chiara Perano
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753552086
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The original, authentic and bestselling guide to modern calligraphy from Chiara Perano, founder of the pioneering and unparalleled calligraphy studio Lamplighter London.

Nib And Ink

Author: Chiara Perano
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753557282
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Play with type, get creative with letterforms and fall in love with handwriting again.

Sketching Your Favorite Subjects In Pen Ink

Author: Claudia Nice
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581804331
Size: 63.85 MB
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Since technical pen designs vary, carefully read the directions on filling or
inserting the prefilled cartridges for each individual pen type. Unless otherwise
stated, start the ink flow by rocking the pen gently in a horizontal position. The
best way to start a Rapidograph pen is to hold the newly filled pen, cap off, with
the nib pointing up. Tap the side of the pen several times, allowing excess air to
escape out the nib. Turn the pen, nib pointing downward, and tap the end of the
holder. The ink ...

Calligraphy For Dummies

Author: Jim Bennett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051297
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Figure 3-6: Holding the flat edge of the nib flush against the surface of the paper
and scratching. nib.. The side-to-side stroke will help draw the ink down into the
nib. This sideto-side technique is helpful for testing all pens. It not only helps in
getting the ink to flow, but allows you to gauge the flow of the ink and get the “feel
” of the pen. Practice this technique and adopt it as a standard way to test a pen
prior to using it. Another technique you might try to get ink flowing is to apply a
tiny bit ...

Drawing Rendering For Theatre

Author: Clare P. Rowe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0240805542
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The format for your exploration of pen and ink is illustrated in Figure 7.27, and
you will be replicating this diagram on your paper. Using the mechanical pencil
and ruler, very lightly sketch six three-inch square boxes on one piece of paper,
dividing five of the boxes into quarters. In one of the quartered boxes, very lightly
draw a cone, a sphere, a cube, and a cylinder, one in each quarter. A second
piece of paper will be your scratch pad for testing each nib's ink flow and line
width.

Fraktur

Author: Ruthanne Hartung
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811748332
Size: 18.99 MB
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The Hunt Crowquill has a very thin nib, or pen point, and is used for outlining
your color areas and making elabo— rate flourishes on your basic letter forms, if
desired. The Speedball C chisel-edged nib is the basic tool for making the letters
in the words. Before beginning to letter your Fraktur, it's important to get plenty of
practice until you feel comfortable with both kinds of pens. First determine the
size of the Speedball C nib you want to use for your letters, and fill the nib with ink
using ...