(editorial note: Yes, we meet at an art supply store, that, yes, I own. However, I have no problem with making art supplies! I love thewhole thought of making the tools to make art. That said, here's the scoop.)
We made pens from aluminum cans! We really did! They worked great.
It isn't a traditional broad-edge or p
ointed pen style lettering tool. It is for very large, very expressive strokes with a note of unpredictability. There was an unexpectedly small group for this experiment, and it's a shame. We really had a lot of fun, and all decided that this is a lettering device we will use (or in Paula's case - teach others to make) in the future.