Part 1. Writing With a Fountain Pen. Hold the pen properly. Remove the lid from the pen and hold it in your dominant hand, pinching it gently between your thumb and index finger. Place the nib on the paper. Keep your hand rigid to write. Apply gentle pressure.
In order to understand how to use a fountain pen, you must also understand what a nib is, what it does, and how it works. Nibs can be made from anything from .