Pilot Iroshizuku Ku-Jaku – Handwritten Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku: Ku-Jaku – Handwritten Review – Pen: Lamy Safari, Charcoal Grey, Fine Nib Paper: Rhodia #16 dotPad Goes on blue, dries green. Ku-Jaku (meaning “peacock”) is another great ink offering from the Iroshizuku line. At first, it’s very blue, but once it settles into the page, it’s a nice shade of blue-green. Like the […]

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Iroshizuku Ink Mix – 3:1 Ratio of Fuyu-Syogun and Kon-Peki

I was lucky enough to get an ink mixing kit for Christmas, BUT I was not lucky enough to have two or more inks from the same brand that would mix to make a pleasing color. Something tells me that Diamine Oxblood and Diamine Evergreen wouldn’t make the best of browns…

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Pilot Iroshizuku Fuyu-Syogun – Handwritten Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku: Fuyu-Syogun – Handwritten Review – Pen: TWSBI Diamond 540, medium nib Paper: Rhodia #16 dotPad I first sampled this ink a long time ago back in the beginning of my foray into fountain pens and ink. I was in the market for a grey ink, and I was immediately drawn to the blue-grey […]

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Pilot Irozshizuku: Kon-Peki – Handwritten Ink Review

Pen: Pelikan Souveran M605, Fine Nib Ink: Pilot Iroshizuku Kon-Peki Paper: Rhodia dotPad Notes: I received this ink for Christmas (I asked for it) and I couldn’t have been happier opening it up. I have tried out a few Iroshizuku inks before and liked their overall performance, the colors, and their presentation. The ink comes in a […]

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