Goulet Pens video: Paper quality tiers for fountain pen ink performance

Goulet Pens recently did a very helpful video showcasing the different tiers of paper quality and their performance with fountain pen inks. They used three different inks to show their performance on each type of paper. One of the inks they used was Herbin Emerald de Chivor because it has a lot of shimmer and sheen, […]

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J Herbin glass dip pen ASMR video Part 2 by Jet Pens

Jet Pens did a follow-up to their ASMR video featuring the J Herbin glass dip pen. This video is longer, to give you more of those good writing sounds. Their new video sounds great, and gives those good tingly feelings on the back of the neck. It’s also a beautiful demonstration of how the glass […]

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Kraaft Shaak drawings and watercolor paintings on Clairefontaine Pastelmat

Heather’s Daily Art Adventures at the Kraaft Shaak has some recent videos using Clairefontaine Pastelmat, which is paper with a texture specifically designed to be used with pastels. But as she discovered, it works great with watercolors too! In this video, Heather does an amazing picture of Sophie the dog using Derwent pastel pencils on […]

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Writing Wednesday: Jet Pens Top Fountain Pen Ink Releases of 2019

We at Exaclair were thrilled that our J Herbin Kyanite du Nepal fountain pen ink made the short list of Jet Pens Top Fountain Pen Ink Releases of 2019! You can watch the video of the descriptions of all the inks that made their list here: Kyanite du Nepal is a vibrant blue ink with […]

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Writing Wednesday: Goulet Inksploration with Jaques Herbin Vert Amazone ink

Katie at Goulet Pens recently did an Inksploration review of Jaques Herbin Vert Amazone ink. In her review, Katie said: Vert Amazone reminds me of a walk through the woods, which is one of my happy places! I also love rich, vibrant inks and this one checked off both of those boxes for me. She […]

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Quo Vadis Habana Notebook Durability

Journaljoy recently did a video showing her filled Quo Vadis Habana notebook that she used as her journal for her morning pages. Even after several trips and frequent use, her Habana still looks great! You can see her video here. The Quo Vadis Habana notebooks are elegant with fountain pen friendly, archival paper and lay-flat […]

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Videos: Clairefontaine Paint’ON mixed media fine arts paper collection

Our YouTube channel ExaClairUSA has a series of videos showcasing the Clairefontaine Paint’ON collection of fine arts mixed media papers. These papers are extra heavyweight (250 gsm) with a fine tooth, and are designed to work well with a variety of media including watercolors, pencils, acrylics, pastels, inks, etc. The Paint’ON papers are available in white, […]

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Writing Wednesday: Gift guides for writers and stationery lovers

If you are looking for gift ideas for the writers, fountain pen users, calligraphers, and/ or stationery lovers on your list, check out these gift guides! These are all done by people who have seen a lot of stationery and really know their stuff. The Gentleman Stationer recommends Clairefontaine Triomphe stationery and G. Lalo correspondence […]

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