This pen is the same size as the Densho pen, and it uses a cartridge/converter system to make it easier to handle. The nibs are #6, the same size as the Densho’s nib.
The Takumi pen is 5‑13/16” (147mm) long, with the cap closed; the diameter of the barrel is 5/8” (16mm) and is made of ebonite. It uses a standard cartridge/convertor system with #6 sized, 18k gold nibs.
When a student wants to apprentice with a master, he or she has to work solely for that master. When the student becomes independent of the master, it does negate the fact that their work would be greatly influenced by the master. But Hironobu san, who graduated from two different art schools after six years, probably learnt from many different masters. He then came home to work with his father, and his work is already masterful and is very fresh, colorful and dynamic even compared to the work represented in our collections. He has many new fans in Japan after we introduced the following designs.