Tag: waterman

Waterman Serenity Blue Ink Review

18 August 2015 By ian

Waterman Serenity Blue is one of those inks with a reputation. It’s well known for being one of the safest inks there is, recommended for use in the most delicate of vintage pens. As far as its colour goes, it’s a nice royal blue, which isn’t to my taste (reminds me too much of school). […]

Back to Basics with a Waterman Hemisphere fountain pen

2 October 2014 By ian

Can you use a fountain pen at work exclusively for all your writing needs? That was the question Pen Heaven gave to me and some other teachers to try and answer. They sent me a Waterman Hemisphere (‘Blue Obsession’, medium nib) to use for a week (and, in the interests of full disclosure, to keep). […]

Waterman Absolute Brown ink review

6 May 2014 By ian

This is a good dark earthy brown with a little shading and good dry times, from the always reliable Waterman. This colour isn’t quite for me, I prefer richer browns such as Pelikan Brown, but if you like this shade then Waterman Absolute Brown is a good choice. Here I am doodling the Inkling. Thank […]

Waterman Translucent Eye-Dropper Conversion

7 December 2013 By ian

Have a look at the photo at the top. How much would you pay for a pen like that? The nib is really quite nice and, how can I put it, quite robust too. How does 7 Euros sound? That’s right! I’ve actually written about this pen before but yesterday it dawned on me, as […]