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Offline vince

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Re: I'm in Love!! (For the newbies)
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2014, 07:05:02 PM »
Thanks for sharing Ellen! I never tried the Moon Palace Sumi ink but I will. Actually, I practice with Kuretake Sumi Ink (Melissa Esplin's advice) which works great too. May be similar.

I was just wondering, you use a straight holder for copperplate/spencerian? Are you left handed?
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Re: I'm in Love!! (For the newbies)
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2014, 08:10:30 PM »
Erica, no it isn't an oblique. Vince, I am right-handed and have only had success with a straight holder since I began learning copperplate.

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Re: I'm in Love!! (For the newbies)
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2014, 06:09:35 PM »
Thanks for your reply, I was just curious about that. I guess everybody has his fav =) For me it's just impossible to write copperplate with the straight one..
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Re: I'm in Love!! (For the newbies)
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2014, 02:42:57 PM »
Thanks for your reply, I was just curious about that. I guess everybody has his fav =) For me it's just impossible to write copperplate with the straight one..

Same here - to get the 55 slant without an oblique, I would have to break my wrist!

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Re: I'm in Love!! (For the newbies)
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2014, 06:01:16 PM »
Vince, I moved your question here: http://theflourishforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=271.0

It is a good question and I wanted it to have its own thread so others could follow it and easily find it.  :D
« Last Edit: January 21, 2014, 08:55:17 PM by Erica McPhee »
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Re: I'm in Love!! (For the newbies)
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2014, 06:21:44 PM »
Good idea ;)
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