Challenge Yourself - Tools and Techniques - Drawing

How to make a quill instructions:

  • Lie the quill down on the cutting mat
  • Holding it firmly, and cutting away from your hands, cut through the quill diagonally as shown



Making a quill Step 1



  • Holding the quill flat, so you can see inside, cut across the tip to form a flat end for the nib


Making a quill Step 2



  • Turn the quill with the (nib) end facing you and cut a groove down the centre of the nib as shown below. You can also trim the sides to neaten the end, as shown



Making a quill Step 3


  • You’re now ready to use your quill pen



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