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.

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.

Sketching Your Favorite Subjects In Pen Ink

Author: Claudia Nice
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581804331
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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 ...


Author: Ruthanne Hartung
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811748332
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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 ...

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

Keys To Painting Fur Feathers

Author: Rachel Rubin Wolf
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9780891349143
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Technical pens look like- fountain pens, but the nib is a hollow tube with a thin
wire inside of it. The wire moves back and forth, allowing the ink to flow out of the
tube. The wire is extremelv vulnerable and you should take great care of it when
cleaning the pen. A bent wire will clog the tube and prevent the flow of ink. These
pens contain reservoirs that are filled easily. You can use colored inks and India
inks in technical pens. The easiest brand of technical pen to use and care for is
the ...

Archaeological Illustration

Author: Lesley Adkins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521354783
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Split-nib pens consist of a nib with a split down part of its length to facilitate the
flow of ink (Cuff and Mattson 1982, fig. 9.1; Hodgkiss 1970, fig. 16). There are
many types of split-nib pen: the old type of ruling pen including the compass pen
has to be filled from the dropper of an ink bottle or by dipping another pen into the
bottle of ink and transferring ink to the blades. The thickness of line is obtained by
the adjustment of a screw. Some illustrators prefer to use the type of dip pen or ...

How To See How To Draw

Author: Claudia Nice
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781440310447
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They consist of a plastic or wooden nib holder and a removable steel nib. They
are inexpensive and easy to clean. Hunt Nibs no. 104 (fine) and 102 (medium)
will provide a precise, delicate ink line. However, dip pens are limited in stroke
direction, have a tendency to spatter, and the re-dipping process interrupts the
stroking rhythm. FIBER-TIP PENS Felt and fiber-tip pens are both convenient and
economical. They have evolved from the broad-tip marker into a reliable art tool
with a ...