Montblanc Corn Poppy Red featured

Montblanc Corn Poppy Red Ink Review

I find most of Montblanc’s standard range of inks to be quite disappointing but Corn Poppy Red is an exception. I absolutely love this colour. It also dries quickly and has some gorgeous shading. You can find some more reviews of Montblanc Corn Poppy Red on Pennaquod. The Pen Shop[…]

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J Herbin Rouge Caroubier ink review

J. Herbin Rouge Caroubier Ink Review

This is a very red red. By which I mean there isn’t much in the way of purple or green or orange in there. This is good if what you want is a red that’s truly red, not so good if you find that boring. Here I am doodling the[…]

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Diamine Passion Red ink review

Diamine Passion Red Ink Review

I bought this ink a long time ago, tried it, and didn’t like it. Just recently I decided to give it another go and now I think it’s lovely. I think, in part, this is because this ink is best in a broader nib and I was mostly using fine[…]

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Noodler's Antietam ink review

Noodle’s Antietam Ink Review

This is a lovely colour, a rich red-brown. The ink flows well and dries reasonably quickly. Here I am doodling the Inkling. Many thanks to Kyle for sending me this sample! You can find some more reviews of Noodler’s Antietam on Pennaquod.

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Pilot Iroshizuku Momiji ink review

Pilot Iroshizuku Momiji Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Momiji (“Autumn Leaves”) is a gorgeous pinkish cherryish red with not a little gold sheen in it where it pools. It’s fairly quick to dry and flows well. Here I am doodling the Inkling (and in the process spelling Iroshizuku wrong). I received a sample of this from[…]

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