Inkmas Day 5: DeAtramentis Document Dark Red

  Review by Tina Koyama Although I use water-soluble inks for sketching when I want to wash some lines for effect, I depend on waterproof inks when I know I’m going to be using water-soluble colored pencils or watercolor, too. And when addressing envelopes, I always use waterproof ink. Platinum Carbon Black has been my…

Notepad Review: Minerva Switch by Nava Design Studio

Notepad Review: Minerva Switch by Nava Design Studio

Review by Laura Cameron I have had these delightful notebooks in my possession for several weeks now, but have been remiss in reviewing them. If you’re still looking for the perfect stocking stuffer these Minerva notebooks ($3.00) are just the ticket! These mini pocket notebooks from Nava Design Studio in Italy come in 12 bright,…

Fountain Pen Review: Zebra Zensations

Review by Laura Cameron Several weeks ago I was browsing JetPens and saw the 4-pack of Zebra Zensations ($9.75) and thought I’d give disposable fountain pens a try. Zebra Zensations are plastic bodied disposable fountain pens. They come in a variety of colors including: red, green, blue, turquoise, black, purple and pink. My 4-pack included…