Another good year with plenty of inks swatch tested, art created and workshop delivered. The highlights being my trip to the Sakura Fountain Pen Gallery in Diest, Belgium, where I hooked up with Janine Tholen-Florijn […]
Guess what I’m up to this holiday? Blue and Yellow don’t make Green (my bible for colour theory) plus 8 base fountain pen ink dyes equals a CMYK Easter! Mixtastic!
Calligraffiti is about abstracting calligraphy, type and graffiti with traditional precision and modern unbridled self-expression. Working with adults and sixth form students from Medway (non of whom have had any type or calligraphy experience) we have tried to […]
And this is why Noodler’s Rome Burning is my top fountain pen ink for 2016. Closely followed by Noodler’s Whaleman’s Sepia. And my ever dependable Parker Quink Black – never leaves my side! Created on Bockingford […]
But first, as I predicted at the end of last year, 2016 was always going to be a good one, and it certainly hasn’t disappointed. Through the Fountain Pen Network I met Claudia of the recently launched Bauer […]
A great question. All of my sample vials are colour coded, labelled and organised by brand in foam vial mats. These are then stored in a box to prevent light deterioration. All of my swatch […]
I frequently receive messages like this: “I’ve seen a bunch of your ink tests over the months and one thing I’m unclear on is – how do we use these for our ink selection? Does […]