I thought I’d post this as I have just swatch tested 98 Sailor fountain pen inks from the new Ink Studio range. Using the standard swab technique, the colours look okay, sheening in evidence etc […]
Using a limited palette of Perle Noire, Diablo Menthe and Eclat de Saphir I created a marinescape painted on Bockingford 140lb rough watercolour paper.
This is the second part of my Montblanc swatch testing. Stationery Shop Scotland very kindly sent me some samples of Montblanc ink to swatch test. Incidentally, if you’re just getting into swatch testing and you’re […]
United Inkdom sent me this for review – the Kaweco Ice Sport Fountain Pen in translucent yellow (also available in Black, Red, Blue, Pink and Orange). Made from tough but exceptionally lightweight ABS/macrolon plastic it […]
I’m delighted to announce that at long last, Fountain Pen Ink Art – The Basics – is now available online from Udemy. With a large international audience unable to realistically attend workshops in the UK, this is […]
The AL Sport in a deep red finish, closely follows the original 1935 octagonal design – ‘small in the pocket, large in the hand’. The oversized cap arrangement creates a small closed pen but a […]
I have been looking ways of ways of expanding the abstract calligraphy side of my work and came across an exhibition catalogue of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work, so thought I’d try using oil pastel resist with […]