Ink Review: De Atramentis Deepwater Obsession Black-Red

Review by Laura Cameron When I was in Arkansas last month, I had the opportunity to spend some quality time with the Vanness walls of ink and, with some help from the friendly shop staff, I found a new to me ink: De Atramentis Deepwater Obsession Black-Red (35mL for $14.00). Deepwater Obsession Black-Red is a…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 162

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 162

By Jessica Coles Sailor Studio inks. 100 inks that have amazing characteristics including heavy sheening inks, pastel colors, even inks that seem to be several colors and no specific color at the same time.  Today, we are looking at Sailor Studio 162. According to the numbering scheme used by Sailor, we can tell that this…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 273

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 273

By Jessica Coles  I fell in love with Sailor Studio 273 as soon as I saw a photo of the ink on two different types of paper – the ink looked like an entirely different color when only the paper was changed. This is another ink that I have placed in my “Inks that have really…

Ink Review: Monteverde Coral (LA Pen Show 2019)

Review by Laura Cameron I wasn’t able to attend this year’s LA Pen Show, but my favorite pen show attendee brought me back a bottle of the special show ink, Monteverde’s Coral. It turns out that Monteverde’s version of Coral is a very orange ink, leaning slightly red. When I compared it to other ink…