Tag: sparkly

J. Herbin Caroube de Chypre Ink Review

7 September 2016 By ian

This year’s sparkly J. Herbin ink is Caroube de Chypre, a chocolatey brown with gold sparkles. It’s too dark for me and the sparkles only really work with a dip pen or a very broad wet nib (or a straw!). I was playing around with a dip pen and doing a very bad job of […]

Diamine Night Sky Ink Review

22 December 2015 By ian

This is one of Diamine’s shimmery inks and it’s quite a tasteful one (unlike some). The silver sparkles nicely against the black and it really does feel like a crisp winter’s night sky. Here I am doodling the Inkling. You’re not going to get the best out of this ink in anything but the broadest […]