Tag: red

Montblanc Corn Poppy Red Ink Review

2 November 2016 By ian

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 sent me a couple of […]

J. Herbin Rouge Caroubier Ink Review

10 May 2016 By ian

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 Inkling. This isn’t the best […]

Diamine Passion Red Ink Review

15 December 2015 By ian

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 nibs when I first bought […]

Noodle’s Antietam Ink Review

29 September 2015 By ian

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.

Pilot Iroshizuku Momiji Ink Review

22 September 2015 By ian

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 Pure Pens as part of […]