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Julia van der Wyk is an artist, classical musician, and lover of the outdoors. During business hours she is a front-end web developer. She resides in Santa Cruz, California, where she can draw Pelicans with Pelikans. Her (mostly) daily drawing …

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J. Herbin’s popular 1670 line of inks has been an eye-catcher since my entry into the hobby. Packaged in beautiful (yet difficult to fill from) cubical glass bottles, and accented with a wax-dipped cap and wax seal, this was among …

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The ink for this review was provided free of charge by Franklin-Christoph. No other compensation was provided. All opinions expressed herein are my own.  Franklin-Christoph’s Terra Firma is one of the newest inks in their line of 12 colors, the …

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The pen for this review and subsequent giveaway was provided to me by a generous Pen Habit viewer who wished to remain anonymous. All opinions expressed are my own. Material: Acrylic Nib: Steel Appointments: Silver-colored Filling System: Standard International Converter Cartridge Length …

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When I was a kid, one of my favorite times of the year was the few weeks before the end of summer, when my mom would take me to K-Mart to go back-to-school shopping. I would suffer through trying on …

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  On March 23, 2014, I hit my 1-year anniversary of using fountain pens. As part of my anniversary, I decided it was time that I take stock of all of my pens and inks, get an overall value, and …

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  Montblanc Leonardo da Vinci Red Chalk is yet another ink the line of pretty spectacular limited edition inks that prove our old pals in Germany are insufferable teases. Were it not for the fact that they are setting us …

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The Conway Stewart Marlborough is named after the Dukes of Marlborough, the family into which was born one Winston Churchill.  And, like the pens namesake, the CS Marlborough has an air of refinement and class about it that I just …

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