Tag: Ink

Sorry about the audio issues early on in this episode! 0:20 – What’s the deal with ink flow on standard international converters 3:45 – Best practices for leaving ink in a pen? 6:35 – Aurora Optima’s “extra reservoir” feature and …

Currently Inked #46 | 5 October 2017 Read More »

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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 …

Pelikan 4001 Brilliant Brown | Ink Review Read More »

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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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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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What first draws you to an ink? Is it the flow characteristics? The shading? The sheen? The shape and size of the bottle? Or is it perhaps something just a bit more basic–something like the color? What would happen if …

Tekker Ink Emerald (#226d15) Read More »

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Material:¬†Aluminum & Copper Nib: Steel Medium Nib Appointments:¬†Aluminum Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 137.2mm Length (Uncapped): 126.2mm Length (Posted): 177.3mm Section Diameter: 10.2mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.6mm Cap Max Diameter: 14.6mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 30g …

Pen Review: Karas Kustoms Ink Read More »

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A couple of years ago, a line of Sailor-made custom inks for a Japanese fountain pen retailer, Bung Box, became the buzzword on the lips of the ink cognoscenti in the fountain pen community. These inks, being made by Sailor, …

Inkspot Review: Sailor Jentle Bungbox Sumeragi Imperial Purple Read More »

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I get asked all the time about doing a quick tour video of the Pen Habit studio and especially the ink shelf behind me. I have done this before, but enough have changed in my setup this season that I …

Tour of the Pen Habit Studio and Ink Shelf Read More »

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