Manuscript Drawing and Mapping Dip Nib Set

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This Manuscript Drawing and Mapping Dip Nib Set will be the perfect way to develop your calligraphy skills, ideal for adding a flourish to your papercrafts and more!

Dip pens are extremely versatile and enable you to work in a wide range of media in addition to bottled ink, e.g. Chinese stick ink, watercolours, acrylics and gouache. The round hand nib provided in this Manuscript set is ideal for a variety of calligraphy styles including the foundational and italic hands, gothic script and uncial alphabets.

  • Two pens
  • Five different nibs
  • Includes carry case for your nibs
  • Extremely versatile
  • Great range of different styles to try

Manuscript Drawing and Mapping Dip Nib Set

Product code: 564581

Reviews (17)

4.5 Stars4.6 / 5
Manuscript Drawing and Mapping Dip Nib Set is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent dip pens for drawing with ink This is a great set. Good value for money as you get lots of nibs, a handy box to keep all the nibs safe. I use this dip pen with winsor and newton black Indian ink for drawing and the products work well together. An enjoyable drawing experience. Nice to have 2 dip pens and multiple nibs included. 1 minor problem I find it hard to open the nib box as it has no grips on it.
Date published: 2018-10-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use, produces stylish linework Used this pen with some acrylic ink for adding line to watercolour. Produces interesting and organic looking lines. Great if you are fed up with fineliners.
Date published: 2018-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Trip down memory lane Great fun revisiting dip pens Takes some getting used to but results can be very satisfying. You can draw lines much finer than the 0.005 from modern pens .
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome nib set! I recently purchased this set in store as I've been looking for a decent dip pen and nib set for a smoother and more fluent way of inking my art. The holders are sturdy and the nibs hold the ink well, so I can work for longer without having to constantly reapply ink. They're great for what I needed and inexpensive too!
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Calligraphers - Heads UP!! I've been experimenting with dip pen nibs for around 6 months, looking for that perfect blend of flexibility for an easy broad downstroke, and rigidity for a wobble-free upstroke and resistance to a heavy hand. This mix of Leonardt nibs is ideal - especially the #33. Now I write like a professional! If you find a Brause nib too soft, or a Nikko G too rigid, try this set of nibs. The tiny mapping/lining nib has a dedicated pen (cute AND functional for tiny writing), and there's a good quality pen with a universal insert for the other nibs. The list price is very good (individual nibs cost at least 70p, and a good universal pen is around £3.50 and upwards - then add P&P on top of that). If you're not into modern calligraphy, try these nibs for artwork - lining and cross-hatching, zentangle or little doodle drawings. You don't have to use black ink - the nibs can be loaded with thin watercolour (from a brush) - or from a selection of coloured inks carried by Hobbycraft. PS - don't think being left-handed is a disadvantage for modern calligraphy - in some cases, it's a bonus!
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Calligraphy set My friend is very pleased with this product, enabling him to use inks to learn calligraphy..great quality, will use again
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent value Can't wait to use it for calligraphy. Has lots of nibs that can be used
Date published: 2017-10-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for the price Good product for the price. Nice that it comes with a little nib case. Would recommend.
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Drawing dip nib set Amazing quality for first timers! Great for drawing and practising Calligraphy writing, would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5/5 great product, perfect for calligraphy beginners getting started
Date published: 2017-06-24
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