Rants of the Archer Ink Review

Clem, the Archer of “Rants of the Archer” just finished a review for J. Herbin’s Ambre de Birmanie ink. Please have a look here. Clem writes some of the most memorable ink reviews I have ever enjoyed. Because of her beautiful, flowing language and imagery,   I’m convinced she was a poet in another life. […]

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Color and line: The art of Christian Skagen

Karen recently struck up a conversation with Norwegian artist Christian Skagen, who shared some of the vibrant ink-and-hot-pressed-paper drawings he’s been making for a series entitled “Horizontal Fields.” Here, for example, is a drawing Christian made with a Sailor Sapporo EF, 300gsm Arches HP, and J. Herbin’s Rose Tendresse: Here are close-ups of the three […]

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