J. Herbin 1670 Bleu Ocean Ink Review

This is a pretty boring blue ink until you get the golden shimmer shining through. Then it’s very pretty. It does need a fat wet nib to make the most out of it. Here I am doodling the Inkling. Here’s the pretty shimmer. Thank you to both Pure Pens and[…]

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Pelikan 4001 Violet ink review

Pelikan 4001 Violet Ink Review

This is from Pelikan’s standard range of ink and is a pretty average kind of purple. It’s quick to dry but the colour doesn’t really inspire. Here I am doodling the Inkling. You can find some more reviews of Pelikan Violet on Pennaquod.

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Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai ink review

Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai (deep sea) is a gorgeous blue-black ink with a touch of red about it. The red really shows up where the ink pools. As with all Iroshizuku inks, it’s quick to dry and flows well. Unfortunately the memory card in my camera failed while I was drawing[…]

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Montblanc Honore de Balzac Dandy Turquoise ink review

Montblanc Honore de Balzac Dandy Turquoise Ink Review

This is a limited edition ink that’s, sadly, no longer available. It’s a beautiful turquoise shade. If you like turquoise inks and come across a bottle, do snap it up. Here I am doodling the Inkling. Thank you to Chris Stafford for sending me this sample.

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