Well, Thanksgiving is over. Cyber Monday is done. Now that we are heading into the holiday season, my mind turns to chocolate. Who am I kidding? Any time is chocolate time.Read More
I headed off for my annual family cottage vacation a few days before the end of July. It was a hectic last week before I left so there wasn't time for me to switch to August ink fillings, plus, many of the pens inked up in July were 'not quite' used up. So, I did what any reasonable pen and ink addict with do in this circumstance...I packed up all my July pens, my planned August pens and all the ink I could find that was in plastic bottles or vials. These are think pairings I ended up with.
I really enjoyed the movement and rhythm of writing with a flex pen after getting the Noodler's Ahab. Soon after, I was looking for more flexible fun so I decided to get the Pilot Falcon. I know both these aren't true flex pens but I think they are good instroductions without getting into vintage.
Pen: Pilot Falcon SF
Ink: Pilot Iroshizuku Yama-Budo
Paper: Rhodia No. 16 Grid
Pen: Pilot Falcon Resin SEF
Ink: Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-same
Brush: Platinum Natural Weasel Hair Brush Pen
Ink: Noodlers Ravens Black
Chinese Cacography (i.e. chicken scratch) is my attempt to combine using fountain pens and Chinese characters writing practice. Unless otherwise noted, the paper used is always Baron Fig Apprentice Dot grid.