Pens and Inks, Continued
To use a reservoir pen, follow this table:
Remove the holder, clamp ring, and ink cartridge reservoir.
Fill the reservoir two-thirds full of drawing ink.
Holding a tissue over the pen nib, replace the reservoir, clamp ring,
Gently shake the pen up and down away from the drawing surface
allowing the weighted needle to feed ink into the feed tube.
Moisten a tissue and touch the pen nib to it until ink appears.
Hold the pen between thumb and forefinger perpendicular to the
Keep tissue near to remove excess ink and paper fibers from the nib
Figure 1-21 illustrates a correctly held reservoir pen.
Figure 1-21.Holding a reservior pen
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