Krishna Inks very kindly sent me two of their new sheening inks. Sakthy, which is a vermilion red and Moonview which is a very dark blue. When swatch tested on heavy duty watercolour paper the […]
The new Jacques Herbin 1798 Amethyste De L’Oural is a very lovely ink indeed and reacts with bleach a treat. But did you know that when you blend it with Caroube de Chypre and Emeraude de Chivor, […]
Yet another monster sheen from Robert Oster! Fabulous.
A little treat for all of you ink geeks who are addicted to sheening. A very pretty ink (in the right lighting, of course!).
The UK based Diamine company, have been manufacturing fountain pen inks since 1864 using traditional methods and formulas for their production. I have just tested 78 samples, which I’ll post over the coming days. Here are the […]
Type and illustration on an Emeraude de Chivor ink wash using Emeraude de Chivor ink and bleach on a heavyweight Bockingford watercolour stock. Line work was accomplished using a Noodlers Ahab fountain pen. You may notice that the gold […]
This was just to see how this new J Herbin ink would work for type and illustration and as you can see, it’s wonderful. This was created using a Noodlers Ahab flex pen on a heavy […]