Welcome To Opus Mechan

Cursive Writing!

Posted by Dale Penkala on

Hello everyone! Today I would like to talk about cursive writing in schools, or should I say the lack of it!  In most cases do you realize the now a day kids can't even read the Declaration of Independence!  My parents used to be required  to write with an inkwell and fountain pen or dip pen! My how things have changed! The schools now require kids to only be able to sign there signature and that's it! Your thoughts???

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Calligraphy

Posted by Dale Penkala on

Calligraphy is a fancy way of writing.  It is truly an art form when a person masters it!  It is done with a fountain pen. Often, different customized nibs are used. There are many different techniques of writing this way.  If you go to pen shows, there is normally a couple of people that teach and demonstrate the art.  This is a small video of one of our clients (Hong) demonstrating the art form with one of Opus Mechan's Dragon fountain pens. She does an incredible job. Hong has a beautiful hand witting technique! Here at Opus Mechan we hand...

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2017 Show Calendar

Posted by Dale Penkala on

Opus Mechan is proud to exhibit with the best pen shows across the USA. We also exhibit in watch, jewelry, art and antiquities shows! We will be updating the show calendar as new shows are added so please check this link often for a show near you! Opus Mechan will be displaying our pens and products at the following shows in 2017-   Baltimore-Washington International Pen Show- March 3-5, 2017- www.baltimorepenshow.com   WWT Watch And Jewelry Show-Michigan- April 7-9, 2017- www.wwtshows.com   Atlanta Pen Show- April 21-23, 2017- www.atlantapenshow.com   Chicago Pen Show- May 5-7, 2017- www.chicagopenshow.com   Raleigh Pen...

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Welcome To Opus Mechan

Posted by Dale Penkala on

Hello everyone! We are truly excited to launch our website and showcase our handcrafted pens. If you have any questions about our pens do not hesitate to contact me at 989-284-8871. You may also reply to this blog post or email us at info@opusmechan.com

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