I love brush lettering, but I love pointed pen a whole lot more. There is little that is quite as satisfying as that scratching sound the nib makes on the paper; the steady flow of more ink on the downstrokes; the smooth flexibility of the tines expanding. This is my real passion with lettering, and it’s a LOT harder than lettering with brush pens and paint brushes, for no other reason other than modern calligraphy needs to be uniform and consistent. It’s not as forgiving with spacing and shape accuracy. Maybe that’s why I love it so much – there’s so much to keep learning! Here is some work I’ve done in the past week:
As always, you’re welcome to request any lettering right here!