For those wondering if Platinum’s soft fine nib has a few tricks up its feed, why yes it does. Platinum Soft Fine from Leigh Reyes on Vimeo.
Month: June 2013
Never say never. Especially with pens. I didn’t like the Izumo when I first held it. Whine, whine. The thread placement is awkward! Whine, whine. Ooooh pretty sparkly clouds! Mine! (This paragraph pretty much sums up my entire pen purchase philosophy.) Hello, elegant torpedo. I think the philosophy behind Izumo is impressive. It is both origin and …
The third pen in the Izumo line, with maki-e work meant to depict heavenly clouds. via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/eUj8zt
Old meets rusty. via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/eTt2ji
It is a loud world. So we carry talismans of quiet with us. Tamenuri is pools of urushi. I find the Portable Writer in shiro tamenuri, above, relaxing to look at. Perhaps because it looks like a sunset melted all over it. Inhale, exhale. Be at peace.