As a keen sailor and artist, there’s nothing quite like getting stuck into a marine painting. I knew when Randall Blue Black was created that it would be a very good writing ink, but what […]
Adam Whittaker from Exaclair has very kindly sent me a sample of the new silver shimmer ink from Jacques Herbin to test – Kyanite du Nepal – a continuation of the 1798 range (for the Cornaline […]
This is the sixth part of my Sailor Ink Studio swatch tests. The swatch cards shown are part of a lovely range of reds and pinky purples. Once again, what is instantly striking is the […]
Here we go then! The 10 Diamine Purples produced exclusively for the Fountain Pens UK Facebook Group. And what a selection to choose from. From red purples sheening green to blue purples sheening yellow. A […]
This is the fifth part of my Sailor Ink Studio swatch tests. The swatch cards shown are the third and final part of an extensive range of blues. Once again, what is instantly striking is […]
This is the fourth part of my Sailor Ink Studio swatch tests. The swatch cards shown are the second part of an extensive range of blues. These ones are what I’d call the pretty blues. […]
Mixed fountain pen inks onto Saunders watercolour paper. I used KUM Memory Point brushes for the first time. I always use synthetic brushes and for the money thought these worked well.