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Writing with a Hero 9018 Fude Nib – Video Post

If you missed my full review of the Hero 9018 Fude Nib fountain pen, check it out!

I found it hard to explain in writing how to change the line width when writing, so I made up this quick video. In the narrow line section you’ll notice that the pen is at a much higher angle to the page. This “posture” allows only the tip of the pen to be in contact with the page.
Screen Shot 2013-12-18 at 9.36.02 AMDecreasing the angle of the pen to the page makes the pen write in a super wet, thick line that varies a bit. Downstrokes are a bit more narrow than cross strokes. Writing in this style is really fun, especially if you’re using an ink that shades nicely.
Screen Shot 2013-12-18 at 9.36.19 AMI’m still really enjoying this pen, it’s still one of the best fountain pen purchases I’ve made, especially for under $10. I hope the video and pictures helped make it more clear how to achieve line variation with a fude nib.

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