Tag: green

Montblanc Jonathan Swift Seaweed Green Ink Review

21 July 2015 By ian

This is a really lovely dark green that lives up to its name (the seaweed part, at least). It shades well and dries quickly. Here I am doodling the Inkling. (I didn’t have much of the sample left so it was difficult dipping the pen into it to write its name.) Many thanks to Chris […]

Diamine Umber Ink Review

16 June 2015 By ian

Diamine Umber is a fairly flat dark green with minimal shading. It’s an example of how my tastes in ink have changed over the last couple of years. It used to be one of my favourite inks but now it just seems a little boring. Here I am doodling the Inkling.

J. Herbin Vert Pre Ink Review

26 May 2015 By ian

J. Herbin Vert Pre (grass green) is an incredibly joyful and pretty ink. It’s quick to dry and, unusually for J. Herbin, very wet flowing. It’s got some lovely shading going on, too. Here I am doodling the Inkling. This is a beautiful ink.

Private Reserve Avocado Ink Review

17 March 2015 By ian

A really lovely rich darkish green. I did finally learn how to spell Avocado properly, but not until I’d done all this. Here I am doodling the Inkling. You can find some more reviews of Private Reserve Avocado, and also discover I’m not the only person who has difficulty spelling it, on Pennaquod.

Pilot Iroshizuku Chiku-Rin Ink Review

17 February 2015 By ian

This is a beautiful green. The name means Bamboo Forest but for me this colour conjures up freshly cut grass or, because everything reminds me of food, a lovely salad on a hot summer’s day. Here I am doodling the Inkling. I really do love this ink. It dries quickly, has a lot of shading, […]