Six more tests – 4 of note: Noodlers X-Black Feather – as it says on the tin! Nothings gonna effect this! Pelikan Green – a real blender! Moves through water like a dream. Waterman Havanna – […]
This triptych was created using Scheaffer black, brown, red and turquoise inks with the calligraphy and marks made with bleach and bleed proof using a zebra G nib in a dip pen.
Alphabet blends onto thick rough watercolour stock using a calligraphy brush Left: Diamine red dragon, ox blood, bilberry Right: Pilot Iroshizuku fuju-gaki, yama-budu, kon-peki – these inks are really lovely to work with! All with […]
Just got hold of some ink samples – 18 in total. Tried one on watercolour paper (top half) and the other cartridge paper (bottom half). As you’ll see, the inks react differently on the two papers. On […]
This may or may not be the place for a pen review but I did have to get my other half something special to celebrate 20 years of marriage. The new Cross Botanica Green DayLily was […]
Chinese character drawn with calligraphy brush blending Waterman Purple, Quink Red and Quink Black with flicks of concentrated Domestos for extra effect.