Thoughts on Writing

For the Modern Penman

003 | Michael’s Return

December 31st, 2019 by D. T. Grimes

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Ink Tank Podcast

Episode 003 | Michael’s Return

Michael and I discuss his recent absence from the Ink Tank podcast and Instagram, his new job, and how it has affected his practice. We answer several questions from members of the community regarding practice efforts, perishable skills, and maintaining momentum in penmanship pursuits.

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002 | The “Dream Nib” Crisis

May 31st, 2019 by D. T. Grimes

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Ink Tank Podcast

Episode 002 | The “Dream Nib” Crisis

On Friday, April 20th, 2001 at 6:42AM, Dr. Joseph Vitolo compiled an image consisting of six highly sought after calligraphy pen nibs—coining the phrase “Dream Points” or “Dream Nibs” and changing the way that vintage out-of-production nibs were traded, collected, and sold for the next twenty years.

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001 | Introducing the Ink Tank Podcast

March 18th, 2019 by D. T. Grimes

Ink Tank Podcast - Masgrimes

Ink Tank Podcast

Episode 001 | Introductions

For some time, I’ve been dreaming about starting a podcast to accompany penmen and calligraphers like myself in the long hours of solitude spent inside of their lonely studios.

My dear friend, Michael Gebhart has been a constant support of my process into penmanship and calligraphy over the last year and I am honored to be able to present a small window into some of our discussions for you to tag along.

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