Tag: Wednesday Link

Comparing Caran d’Ache Chromatics Inks (Link)

26 February 2014 By ian

Comparing Caran d’Ache Chromatics Inks Here is the fantastic Brian Goulet comparing the new range of Caran d’Ache inks with the old range plus some alternatives. (These are very expensive inks so it’s good to know there are alternatives!)

J Robert Lennon: Iroshizuku Kosumosu Fountain Pen Ink (Link)

17 February 2014 By ian

J Robert Lennon: Iroshizuku Kosumosu Fountain Pen Ink (Link) Pink has only been considered a feminine colour since the 1950s. Gentlemen, I stand before you to right a great wrong. The forces of gender-based product marketing have robbed us of the confidence to swathe ourselves in pink—one of the most striking and beautiful colors nature […]

Ed Jelley: Buying A “Grail Pen” – A How-To Guide For Purchasing Your Dream Pen

12 February 2014 By ian

There may not be many of you who haven’t already seen this but I’m linking to it because this, in particular, rings so true. The easiest way to save money is to stop buying other pens. I often find myself thinking “OH MAN I WANT THAT” and making an impulse buy on a cheaper pen. […]

Alice Hole Gallery

29 January 2014 By ian

Alice Hole Gallery I found out about Alice Hole from Cult Pen’s Penorama monthly newsletter (which is also highly recommended). She does a lot of work with pens, which is my excuse for including a link to her work here. It’s all very very beautiful.