Calligraphy supplies and tools

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Here is a look at my favourite tools – it’s actually 90% of my calligraphy stash. The other 10% being spare nibs, paper (for practice and actual calligraphy work) and cleaning solution for my nibs. I don’t have any intentions of adding more to my stash, especially the holder and inks. This is mainly because I work primarily with just two nibs and for me, two holders is more than enough. With inks, even though I love working with colour, I enjoy the look and feel of walnut ink; it’s my to-go ink and I work with it almost all the time. (While black Sumi is nice, I hate the smell and what it does to my nibs!) …

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Back to paper, pen and ink!

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So it’s been a while since I last updated this blog with anything. Nearly a year to be exact. Life, family, work (yes!) and hobbies have been pretty much my schedule since the middle of last year and consequently, I’ve had very little time to sit down and put my thoughts onto an online entity.

Somewhere in between April 2015 and now, Claire of clairekhoo.com and a former colleague, Ling of teresaling.com introduced me to a few new trends – journaling, calligraphy and painting. I’m never one to shy away from trying something new, especially something that looks interesting and is something that I have worked on before as a child…

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