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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Seven Seas Tomoe River Paper Pad – Handwritten Stationery Review

Seven Seas Tomoe River Paper Pad -Handwritten Review- Specs:  6.5″ x 9.8″ (B5) Blank Ruling 52gsm, ultra light, cream colored paper 100 sheets Red, heavy cardstock cover, bound with glue. Easily removable pages $12.99 USD from Nanami Paper (no affiliation, but fast shipping and nicely packaged!) Review Supplies:  Pilot Vanishing Point, Gun Metal/Matte Black, Fine Nib […]

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Rhodia Large Webnotebook – Handwritten Stationery Review

Rhodia Large Webnotebook -Handwritten Review- Specs:  5.5″ x 8.25″ (A5) Lined ruling 90g ivory, acid free, ph-neutral paper 96 sheets (192 pages) Pocket inside back cover Leatherette Cover with elastic closure ~$25.00 USD Review Supplies:  Lamy 2000 – Medium Nib Pilot Iroshizuku Fuyu-Syogun  Notes: Let me start by saying how much I love this notebook…a lot. Rhodia […]

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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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Weekly Loadout – 3/24/13 – New Stuff

Left to Right: Sailor Professional Gear Imperial Black Edition – Fine Nib – Pilot Iroshizuku Take-Sumi Parker Vacumatic Major – Grey – Extra Fine Nib – J. Herbin Eclat de Saphir Pilot Vanishing Point, Gun Metal / Matte Black – Fine Nib – Pilot Blue Cartridge 1950’s NOS Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral – Grey – Medium Nib – […]

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