Fountain Pen Ink Reviews – This is where all of my fountain pen ink reviews are posted. My reviews include materials used, notes about the ink, passes, shading performance, a cursive writing sample, and comparison to similar or complimentary inks. My default ink reviewing pad is the Rhodia No. 16 dotPad.
Jacques Herbin 1798: Kyanite du Nepal Ink Review What is it? This new ink from Jacques Herbin (the ink maker formerly known as J. Herbin) is a medium shade of blue with a very fine silver shimmer particulate suspended in the ink. Notes: It’s that time of the year again. The weather gets warmer, the […]
Last incowrimo truly introduced me to world of sheening inks. Until then I had heard about them but never ventured into that world myself. I had no idea one colour of ink could do so many things! When I first heard about Moonview earlier this year and saw some images I thought I would try it myself, and given it runs under $10 for a bottle, it was an easy decision to make.
J. Herbin Caroube de Chypre Video Review I wanted to make my own video for the J. Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre ink, so here it is! The ink is a reddish-brown with gold flakes. There’s a nice amount of shading, and the ink is slightly on the thin side. It’s SO much fun to […]
Pilot Iroshizuku Mini Bottle 3 Pack Ink Review What is it? This set of 3 mini bottles was a Japanese market exclusive, but thanks to Jetpens you can now snag them here at a reasonable price. Each 15ml bottle has just the right amount of ink in it (for me at least) to get a feel […]
J. Herbin Orange Indien Fountain Pen Ink Review Pen: Lamy 2000 Stainless Steel – Broad Paper: Kyokuto F.O.B. COOP – Dot Grid – B5 Notes: Despite the name, J. Herbin’s Orange Indien is not an india ink, and it will perform just fine in your fountain pen. The ink writes a bit “thin”, which results in […]