Anderson Pens did an excellent short video review of Herbin Rouge Grenat fountain pen ink. The video shows writing samples, wet and dry samples, and color comparisons with other inks. You can see Anderson Pen’s video review of Rouge Grenat here!
Fountain Pen Inks and Bleach did a great review of the new Herbin Anniversary ink Cornaline d’Egypte with writing samples and shading examples. In the review they note that Emeraude de Chivor was so good, all the subsequent metallic inks have a lot to live up to. How do you think this one compares? The […]
Ink lovers will be thrilled to know there’s not just one but FIVE new Herbin The Jewel of Inks colors! They are: Vert de Gris: Based on the lovely grey/ green patina that appears on aging copper Corail des Tropiques: Evokes warm breezy days by the oceanfront Bleu de Profondeurs: An intense dark blue reminiscent […]
I am very happy to announce the new Herbin 1798 Anniversary ink: Cornaline d’Egypte! This new ink is a reddish orange with silver sheen to add richness and depth. Click here to see a video of this new ink in action! The new Herbin 1798 Cornaline d’Egypte ink will be available later this summer! Check in […]
Today is Fountain Pen Day! To celebrate this big day, we are giving away a bunch of fountain pen related goodies! THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. YOU CAN SEE THE LIST OF WINNERS IN THIS POST ON NOVEMBER 13, 2015. First prize: A fountain pen friendly Habana notebook! We will give away large Habana notebooks in […]
If winter’s gray skies are giving you the blues, check out this colorful review from California, where Erin of La Plume Etoile tries out J. Herbin’s pearlescent inks. I really enjoyed testing these inks and plan to use them for special occasion items such as when writing someone a special card… If you are interested […]
My fountain pens and inks are still buried deep in boxes, so I’ll live vicariously through your responses: what pens and inks are you planning to use for this year’s Valentines? Pink? Red? Orange? Or a less traditional color?
As a follow-up to yesterday’s post about Ocean Blue, the new commemorative anniversary ink from J. Herbin, I figured I should make a formal announcement about the color’s future — and that of its older sibling, Rouge Hematite. In short, though Rouge Hematite was originally released as a limited edition, J. Herbin has decided to […]
A little ink, a little paper, a little planning… it’s the Friday review round-up! Over at Plannerisms, Paulien (the girl behind Girl in Maths) posted a guest review of the Space 24. Of the above photo, she comments: “On the right you see the tasks I have to do for that week. Having them there […]
Two thoughtful readers tipped us off to this thread on the Fountain Pen Network about J. Herbin’s special edition anniversary ink, Rouge Hematite. After discussing the merits of gold flecks suspended in red ink, one poster suggested a possible companion color: blue with silver flecks (bleu d’argent?), an idea that other posters seemed to like, […]