Author Archives: Crow Quill Studio

Phenakistoscopes (1832)

The phenakistoscope, an early animation toy, was invented by the Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau in 1832. Continue reading

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Fernando Krahn (1935-2010)

We were saddened when we learned (just last week) that the Chilean-born illustrator Fernando Krahn passed away in Barcelona on February 18, 2010. Continue reading

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Crow Quill Pens

A crow quill nib is a small metal pen tip that can be used for making very detailed drawings with ink on paper (or vellum, etc.). Continue reading

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