This year’s Hub is also hosted by the president of the Big Apple Pen Club, Joshua Lax, at the 5th and Mad Bar in Manhattan. Last year’s Pelikan Hub was my first one here, and from there I got familiar with the local pen community here in the New York area.
So this time, after participating several pen shows and many regular meeting of the local community, I am not surprised to see many old faces. Meanwhile, I am happy to see many new faces shown up and getting more and more engaged with this hobby.
Without further due, let’s enjoy my shoots of those lovely birds:
First, a brilliant ink idea from Bart to match a white tortoise:
I happen to know some of the behind-scene stories of Josh’s efforts to negotiating this venue, great thanks to him and other brilliant people behind the deal!