A Beginner’s Guide To First Time Inks

When you purchase a ball point pen from your local store, you generally get a choice of dull black or blue oil based ink. But in the world of fountain pens even black and blue have an amazing range of colours, shades, saturation and behaviours. It’s almost impossible to list the choices available to the avid … Read more

The Weekly Ink Blot: J. Herbin June Mixup

J. Herbin Vert Reseda and Bouquet D'Antan

This week we have two gorgeous summery inks for you! Vert Réséda and Bouquet D’Antan from J. Herbin are two beautiful inks that are sure to make your fountain pen sing! Vert Réséda should be green, but in my humble opinion it’s definitely a mint! This gorgeous ink has Mediterranean cool written all over it! The bold ink … Read more