There’s no such thing as ‘blue’

I've had an idea spinning around in my head of trying to build a colour wheel of ink swatches for the 40 or so inks I own. It would be a pretty mammoth undertaking, and I'm not sure it would be of great practical use, since every ink looks different depending on paper, nib and … Continue reading There’s no such thing as ‘blue’

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My first experience with custom nibs: architect and cursive italic from FBnibs.com

Taking the plunge into custom nib work I've used many different kinds of nibs over the years, from lots of different manufacturers. But I've never had a nib tuned or reground — until now. Don't get me wrong, I had been thinking about it for a while. There are certain grinds that you just don't … Continue reading My first experience with custom nibs: architect and cursive italic from FBnibs.com