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Old 05-02-2019, 06:47 PM
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Glass dip pens?

My husband gifted me with a glass dip pen that is clearly from either China or Japan. The only words in English on the box are "m.x made" "handmade glass pen" and "glass pen" I have had little luck with getting it to write or draw or make any sort of line really. I have tried both calligraphy and fountain pen ink.

Do I need a different ink? Is there some sort of prep that glass pens require to get them to draw?

It is this type of pen
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Old 05-03-2019, 05:38 AM
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Re: Glass dip pens?

Did you wash it with warm water and soap? Also.. no .. no need of a special ink.
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Re: Glass dip pens?

There are several good YouTube videos about using them with ink or liquid watercolor. Here are a few:

https://youtu.be/4SODug5rHdY

https://youtu.be/OpxFPuE_d9Q

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