Goulet Pens Inksploration Featuring Herbin Kyanite du Nepal

Lydia at Goulet Pens did an Inksploration featuring the new Herbin Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal. She really explored this ink in depth and detail! She did a full review of the ink including flow, drying time, shading and shimmer, etc. She did writing samples, smear tests, drip tests and more. She used it on […]

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Sandra Strait’s art using Herbin Kyanite du Nepal ink

Artist Sandra Strait reviewed the new Herbin ink Kyanite du Nepal on her blog Doodlewash, and showed how she used the ink to create several beautiful art pieces! She shows several photos in her post that show the silver shimmer of the ink very well. She used the ink with a brush to create this […]

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ExaClairUSA video: new Herbin Kyanite du Nepal Anniversary ink

Here is our official video showcasing the new Herbin 1798 Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal! In this short video you can see writing samples and ink splatters showcasing the color and shimmer of the ink, along with some gorgeous art made with this beautiful new ink. See the video here! Kyanite du Nepal will be […]

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Ed Jelley reviews the new Herbin Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal

Ed Jelley recently did a great review of the new Herbin 1798 Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal, which is a bright turquoise with silver shimmer and is coming out this month in the USA! Check out his review here for lots of photos of the ink, with writing samples showing the shading and shimmer. Be […]

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Give the gift of a personalized journal!

Our popular Habana notebooks can be personalized with a name, date, or short message on the cover. It’s the perfect, personal gift for Mother’s Day or graduation. These elegant journals are available with black, red, raspberry, orange, anise green, or turquoise covers, with lined or blank pages. The ivory paper is fountain pen friendly.   […]

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Clairefontaine Graf’Book demo video

This short video has demonstrations of art in the Clairefontaine Graf’Book notebooks using a variety of pens, markers, pencils, crayons, and other media. The white 100gsm paper is designed to work well with all inks without feathering or bleedthrough. The video explains the 6 different sizes and 2 layouts (portrait and landscape) of the Graf’Book […]

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Writing Wednesday: How do they make those gorgeous ink splatters in reviews?

On many fountain pen ink reviews you’ll see splatters of ink on a page. This shows the sheen/ shimmer of the ink, as well as shading and depth. Turns out there’s more to it than just dumping ink on the page; there’s a technique for applying the ink to the paper using a minimum amount […]

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30 Day Challenge update: How Tiffany is using her Trinote weekly planner

Tiffany was one of the winners of our 30 Day Challenge: Apps to Paper Planner Giveaway! She sent me some excellent photos of how she is using the Trinote weekly planner she won. She had this to say: I just wanted to give you a quick update on how I’ve been using the planner! I […]

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