Are Brause nibs good?

Are Brause nibs good?

The Brause EF66 nib is my personal favorite. It’s a small, flexible nib that’s capable of making beautiful thick downstrokes and delicate thin upstrokes. I find it to be very user-friendly, though it’s probably not the best nib to start off with.

What is Brause nib?

Brause became one of the leading pen nib companies in Germany and currently makes dip pen nibs for broad-pen calligraphy and lettering; pointed nibs for script (Copperplate, Spencerian, Modern Calligraphy), pen-and-ink drawing, and technical illustration; and a 5-line pen.

Who makes Brause nibs?

the Brause company
The Brause Rose nib is manufactured by the Brause company in Iserlohn, Germany.

What is a Brause?

The Brause Steno nib tends to go by many names, including the Brause 361 or the Blue Pumpkin. This nib produces decent hairlines and can be used for Copperplate, but it is better suited for modern calligraphy styles.

How long does a zebra G nib last?

The G Nibs are stiff so even with a lot of writing say over 2 hours a day, it can probably last over 3 weeks.

Which pen is used for calligraphy?

Calligraphy is traditionally done with a fountain pen, but markers are becoming more popular among those practicing this ancient art. Chisel-tip markers function similarly to fountain pens, with the same type of movements needed for thin and thick strokes.

How do I choose a calligraphy nib?

Springy, but not flexible – The shape and thinness of the nib add some “springiness” to your calligraphy, but the tines don’t separate too far. Low contrast – the hairlines aren’t super thin, and you don’t get very thick downstrokes. Smaller calligraphy – not great for writing really BIG.

What is a Nikko G nib?

The Nikko G nib is a strong, medium-flex nib that was originally developed for Japanese comic illustrations (manga). As it turns out, the Nikko G is just as great for calligraphy as it is for drawing! There are people who use the Nikko G exclusively for calligraphy, and those who use it exclusively for illustration.

What are Brause nibs?

Brause. F ounded in 1850, Brause manufactures steel nibs for writing, drawing and calligraphy. Brause nibs can be found in the toolbox of many calligraphers, lettering artists, penmen and illustrators and are considered to be among the best on the market. Famous nibs include the Steno, nicknames “Blue Pumpkin”, the Extra Fine Point,…

Who are Brause&Cie?

Brause & Cie was founded in 1850 in Iserlohn, Germany and started producing high-quality pen nibs in 1895. Today they offer one of the largest ranges of specialised writing and drawing nibs in the world. Brause website

What are some of the most famous nibs?

Famous nibs include the Steno, nicknames “Blue Pumpkin”, the Extra Fine Point, also known as “Arrow”, the Rose, and the Index Finger.

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