Kuretake No.50

Sable Hair Brush Pen I am finally able to give you a review of the Kuretake No 50. Writing with a brush pen is a whole new skill set as you must have more control to ensure stroke quality. I am by no means an expert on the technique so I will not cover how to write with a brush pen. I will talk about the construction of the No 50 and my experience of use. This brush pen has a natural sable (weasel) hair tip and a brass body coated with acrylic.  This gives a solid feel and a very controllable [...]

Hiragana 1st Test

Progress Report 6/10/14 This will be a short update of my progression into the Japanese language. Here is the screenshot of the first test I took on JA Sensei. I took this test today after completing the Hiragana section of Japanese Hiragana & Katakana for Beginners by Timothy G. Stout. The JA Sensei application allows you to set many different ways to test your knowledge of Hiragana and Katakana. For this initial test I used the settings shown here.  I tested my knowledge of seeing the [...]