Happy Fountain Pen Day 2017

I use a fountain pen every day.

I write my journal with a black Lamy Safari with De Atramentis Document Brown ink.

I sketch with fountains pens, usually a Lamy, and always using Platinum Carbon Black ink.  It’s the best for ink and watercolor sketching.  I dries fast and is permanent.

My favorite for both writing and sketching is the German made Lamy.  I can be hard on a pen as I have been known to drop them while sketching.  The Lamy has easily interchanged nibs to I can just replace one I’ve damaged without replacing the entire pen.

So Happy Fountain Pen Day.

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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3 Responses to Happy Fountain Pen Day 2017

  1. joantav says:

    Happy Fountain Pen Day! I ordered a new Lamy Safari today that was on special from JetPens and was calling my name!

  2. miatagrrl says:

    A good collection of stalwart pens! I resisted shopping for a new one! 🙂

    – Tina

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