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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 […]

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.

J. Herbin Rouge Hematite 1670 Ink Review

24 March 2015 By ian

I completely misspelled this in the review! I’m on a roll with my bad spelling at the moment. This is a bright jolly red that dries quickly. With an average kind of nib it’s hard to notice the gold sheen at all but with a big fat wet nib, or a dip pen, or a […]

J. Herbin Rouille d’Ancre Ink Review

3 March 2015 By ian

Apparently Rouille d’Ancre means rusty anchor, which is an absolutely lovely name. The ink is a fascinating colour. I think I like it, even though it reminds me a little of mould. It’s certainly different. It writes a little dry and is quite pale so needs a generous nib. Here I am doodling the Inkling.