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Offline ItsMeDave

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Hello from Vancouver, BC
« on: January 13, 2019, 09:35:10 PM »
Three years ago I got interested in fountain pens after a colleague showed me a couple of his pens.
I went out and bought a cheap Faber Castell, and promptly fell down the rabbit hole.

After relearning cursive (I had stopped writing in the mid-90s), and (mostly) breaking myself away from being a hand writer, I've decided to learn Spencerian and Copperplate.
I've got the Mott Spencerian copy books, and a few books on Copperplate and general calligraphy.
I've signed up for an introduction to modern calligraphy course being held locally in Vancouver in early February.

I'm an avid visitor to the Fountain Pen Network, where after posting a question regarding the best nib for Spencerian, someone pointed me at the Flourish Forum. So here I am.
I think I've got a bunch of reading to catch up on over here.

Oh yeah, I'm a software developer, and avid cyclist and runner. I have too many fountain pens. I like dogs. :-)

Cheers,

David




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Re: Hello from Vancouver, BC
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2019, 02:11:36 PM »
Welcome, Dave!  How nice to have too many fountain pens! I don't have enough. ;)

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Re: Hello from Vancouver, BC
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2019, 05:01:55 PM »
Welcome !!

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Re: Hello from Vancouver, BC
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2019, 07:45:24 AM »
Hello, from out Ontario way Dave. Fountain pens are what got me started as well. You will find this a fabulous place to hang out.
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Re: Hello from Vancouver, BC
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2019, 12:19:36 PM »
Welcome David @ItsMeDave ! Hope you are getting psyched up for your modern calligraphy class next month and that it's a good one!  :-*
Truly, Erica
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