Pens

Everything you need to know about gel pens

Everything you need to know about gel pens

Gel pens are a popular choice for many writers and artists, thanks to their wide range of brightly-coloured, opaque inks and versatility. Gel pens are also undeniably quick to write with, which holds enormous appeal in this fast-paced, digital age. Let’s explore what gel pens are and how they work,…
Fountain pens: Your questions answered

Fountain pens: Your questions answered

Investing in a fountain pen can help improve your handwriting and pen grip and elevate your writing experience. With their attractive design and trusted mechanisms, there is much to learn about the elegant fountain pen. Discover the answers to all your fountain pen questions and ensure your tool stands the…
A beginner’s guide to dip pens

A beginner’s guide to dip pens

Though now often overshadowed by modern fountain pens, many calligraphers and artists still opt for classic dip pens to create beautiful lettering and intricate drawings. Discover a newfound respect for this simple yet elegant writing tool, and explore everything you need to know about the wonderful dip pen. What is…
When to use a pen grip

When to use a pen grip

Using a pen or pencil grip is an excellent way to help improve your pencil grasp and handwriting. Both adults and children can use pen grips. A pencil grip teaches the child how to correctly hold a pen and form neater letters in the early years. Adults may use a…
A beginners guide to pen and ink drawing

A beginners guide to pen and ink drawing

Pen and ink art can be an affordable and efficient way to start drawing. The pens are easy to transport and, compared to other artist materials, the ink is relatively inexpensive. However, the permanence of ink drawing can strike fear in beginner artists. Luckily, The Pen Company is here to…
The 4 best pens for writing quickly

The 4 best pens for writing quickly

While writing fast may not be considered a useful skill in the age of laptops and smartphones, some situations still require speedy lettering. Learning how to write quickly and neatly is easily achievable once you master a few tricks and have the right tools. Why do you need to write…
How to fix a skipping fountain pen

How to fix a skipping fountain pen

Why is my fountain pen not writing smoothly? If you’ve ever used a fountain pen, you’ll know it can make writing by hand a wonderful experience. Perfect for crafting a beautiful cursive letter to a loved one, many people love to keep a fountain pen on hand with a few cartridges…
How to refill a fountain pen ink cartridge

How to refill a fountain pen ink cartridge

There’s nothing more satisfying than writing with a fountain pen. A rewarding experience, putting pen to paper and seeing your words flourish is only enhanced with this unique writing instrument. Fountain pens require an extra level of consideration to ordinary pens. Luxury fountain pens can last generations, so learning how…
How to store your pen collection

How to store your pen collection

Storing your pens correctly can prevent a variety of problems, such as pens drying out or unwanted ink stains and marks on fabric. The good news is, it is easy to store pens in a manner that will facilitate long life and minimal issues — however, the perfect storage solution…