Category: Ink

The good folks and Goulet Pens sent me a couple bottles of this ink to give away to my viewers right when this ink first hit the shelves. Unfortunately, I was at the end of my season, and life (not …

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Pilot Iroshizuku Kosumosu is a bright pink ink, and it is also a delicate and sophisticated pink. During my recent attendance at the San Francisco Pen Show, one of my ink wishes was to find a great pink ink. Not …

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Julia van der Wyk is an artist, classical musician, and lover of the outdoors. During business hours she is a front-end web developer. She resides in Santa Cruz, California, where she can draw Pelicans with Pelikans. Her (mostly) daily drawing …

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It’s been a couple of weeks since I got back from the Chicago Pen Show, and I invited Tania (@murberdraws) over to talk about our haul from the show. There’s one quick correction I have to make: Around 3:30, we …

Currently Inked #41 | Chicago Pen Show 2017 Haul Read More »

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In this episode, I answer (or pretend to answer) several of your questions about inks. This episode is brought to you by La Couronne du Comte at http://lacouronneducomte.nl. Use the coupon code PENHABIT10 for 10% off your order (excluding Montblanc …

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I was recently asked to do a quick(ish) tour of my ink collection by a viewer, so I thought I’d whip out the iPhone and walk you through what 230 bottles of ink looks like. It’s no Taipei Ink Collector …

So. Much. Ink. Read More »

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J. Herbin’s popular 1670 line of inks has been an eye-catcher since my entry into the hobby. Packaged in beautiful (yet difficult to fill from) cubical glass bottles, and accented with a wax-dipped cap and wax seal, this was among …

Ink Spot: J. Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre Read More »

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Hieronymus is a Swiss retailer that got its start in letterpress printing. Over the years, they have expanded their offerings to include a series of writing instruments, paper, notebooks, desk accessories, leather goods, and most recently, fountain pen inks. Their …

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