beechwood pastel painting







Pen and Ink

extra fine needle point nib

Dip Pen Nibs.
What sort of dip pen nib to choose for Drawing with ink? Is often a question asked, especially for those new to pen and ink work. Plenty of information here about the main types of dip pen nib, how to choose one that works for you and the effect you want. It also explains about the elasticity of the nib and how it works according to your hand pressure.

You can use this link to see a selection of dip pen nibs in our eShop

two inks

Some interesting and insightful comments about these inks can be found on this forum link  


ink blob

Ink properties and its use.
An introduction to ink properties, what the properties mean to you and choosing the right type for your work. Which type of ink to use where and getting the ink to flow from the nib.

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