Tag: blue

Montblanc Honore de Balzac Dandy Turquoise Ink Review

27 October 2015 By ian

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.

Pilot Iroshizuku Asa-Gao Ink Review

20 October 2015 By ian

I’m not a huge fan of royal blue but this ink has something quite lovely about it. A gorgeous deep blue with good shading and quick dry times. Here I am doodling the Inkling. This sample was provided by Pure Pens to promote their ink sample service. If you live in the UK (or nearby!) […]

J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor Ink Review

15 September 2015 By ian

Oh my goodness gracious me. What colour is this ink? It’s quite blue, with green, a fair amount of red around the edges, and then there’s the gold thrown in. No wonder it’s causing such a sensation. It’s a very special ink indeed. Here I am doodling the Inkling. This sample was sent to me […]

Waterman Serenity Blue Ink Review

18 August 2015 By ian

Waterman Serenity Blue is one of those inks with a reputation. It’s well known for being one of the safest inks there is, recommended for use in the most delicate of vintage pens. As far as its colour goes, it’s a nice royal blue, which isn’t to my taste (reminds me too much of school). […]

Papier Plume Forget-Me-Not Blue Ink Review

2 June 2015 By ian

Papier Plume is a shop in New Orleans that produces its own range of inks. I must admit I hadn’t heard of them until Kyle of the wonderful Reverenced Writing sent me a couple of samples. Thank you Kyle (and go check out his site). This ink flows well and has good dry times. It’s […]