Common Calligraphy Issues

Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.

What Do You Mean, “Nib”??

Close-up of a straight penholder as opposed to an oblique holder.

This post stems from a question a friend asked me, and it was worded pretty much the same as the title of the article. I'll give you a brief overview of how a nib works and describe two of my current favorites.