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Higgins Eternal Calligraphy Dip Pen Ink

Some of you may know I dabble in calligraphy now and again, and while I’m mostly just messing around, I really enjoy the physical act of putting pen to paper, the sound of the pen, seeing the trailing line of ink behind my nib, and so of course I’m always looking to see how I can improve or challenge myself. 1,110 more words

Playing With Products

All My School Reports

It turns out that my mother kept all my school reports. I’m sure that I didn’t see them at the time. Those from my primary school are dutiful and of little interest. 972 more words

We Wish We Didn’t Suck At Calligraphy

Listen to this week’s episode here: http://twoartsygals.podomatic.com/entry/2015-06-25T15_17_46-07_00

OK, so The Gals don’t necessarily SUCK at calligraphy, they just wish they were epic level calligraphers. There has been a lot going on around the studio this week so let’s start with that fist. 670 more words

Mixed Media Arts And Crafts

My New Adventure 

The first book in the 2013 series The Harvest is getting really close to being released. I don’t want to give a date of release yet, I seem to jinx myself when I do that. 163 more words

Writing

The Flower People

acrylic inks applied with brushes and dip pens on crinkled Masa paper, 10 X 11″

Do the flower people come out of their bud homes at night, when they’re sure we’re asleep, to dance and carry on in the moonlight? 211 more words

Art Journals

an intro to nib types

Calligraphy, like most art forms, has a varied set of tools you can use to create it. In the past, penman used sharpened quills or bamboo pens. 160 more words

On my Desk Wk2

Inks!

Inks and dip pens are still on my mind. I spare some thoughts for my brush work too, so that could happen again too. I’ve been using my Hunt 102 nib exclusively. 462 more words