Ink Review: Robert Oster Dragon’s Night

Ink Review: Robert Oster Dragon’s Night

By Jessica Coles Today’s post will be light on the words, heavy on photos.  Some inks just speak for themselves and this one absolutely shouts. Among the plethora of new inks from Robert Oster are many beautiful colors including the new Dragon’s Night ink.  I received a sample from Pen Chalet where you can purchase…

Ink Review: Lamy Crystal Obsidian

Ink Review: Lamy Crystal Obsidian

By Jessica Coles When I first heard about Lamy’s new Crystal ink line I was excited because, hey, new ink! Even when the Lamy showed the colors of the ink line in their advertising, I remained excited.  But when I started to see swabs of the colors, my enthusiasm started to wane since the colors…

Giveaway Winner: Post-Pen Show Bonanza (and some stats)

Since I asked folks to list places they would like to see host a pen show, I thought I’d start with a list of recommendations. Texas (specifically Houston and El Paso) Kansas City Minneapolis/St. Paul Seattle PDX Lancaster, PA New York City (proper) Chicago (proper) New Orleans Nashville Louisville Phoenix If you, your local pen…

Ink Review: ColorVerse Pen Chalet Special Edition

Ink Review: ColorVerse Pen Chalet Special Edition

By Jessica Coles In the latest newsletter from Pen Chalet, I caught a glimpse of their newest ink.  However, this ink had a special twist – it is a collaboration between Pen Chalet and ColorVerse and a limited edition as well.  Only 300 boxes of the ink duo will be available and only from Pen…