Brush Pen Review: Sailor Shikiori Brush Marker (Set of 20)

Brush Pen Review: Sailor Shikiori Brush Marker (Set of 20)

I saw this set of Sailor Shikiori Brush Marker (Set of 20) awhile ago and I finally broke down and bought a set. Brush pens are one of my weaknesses and Sailor inks are another. When you put the two together, well, it’s basically crack in pen form for me. I couldn’t resist. Shikiori is…

Fountain Pen Review: Sailor Compass (MF Nib)

Fountain Pen Review: Sailor Compass (MF Nib)

I am shocked at how long it’s taken me to write a review about an “under-$50” fountain pen. Sometimes, I think reviews about pens in this price range require the greatest attention because they are the pens that can make-or-break a fountain pen fan. Should someone purchase just the right fountain pen in this price…

Eye Candy: Esterbrook Estie Maraschino  Fountain Pen (F)

Eye Candy: Esterbrook Estie Maraschino Fountain Pen (F)

Esterbrook has released another amazing color for the Estie: The Maraschino and it’s selling out faster than cocktails by the pitcher at happy hour. The Maraschino is available in both the silver palladium trim and gold tone trim with coordinating nibs in both the regular and oversize. The retail price for the regular size is…

Pen Review: The Procyon’s Place in the Platinum Line

Pen Review: The Procyon’s Place in the Platinum Line

I’ve been carrying the Platinum Procyon around for almost an entire week trying to figure out what to make of it. Let’s start from the beginning, which is well before the Procyon showed up in my mailbox. Pre-Procyon, my experience with Platinum was limited to my Platinum Preppies ($4 pen) and my Platinum 3776s (nearly…

Pen Review: JetPens Brush Lettering Pen Sampler

Review by Laura Cameron I have always loved Ana’s lettering. A few weeks ago, as I browsed JetPens for some new materials to review, I stumbled upon their Brush Lettering Pen Sampler, and decided to give it a whirl ($29 for 6 pens). I knew I needed some instruction so I headed over to Amazon…

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook JR Pocket Pen

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook JR Pocket Pen

Esterbrook, in its latest incarnation, via the watchful eyes of the team at Kenro, has released its latest fountain pen which is the most ambitious and most anticipated pen yet — the JR Pocket Pen. This pen is their first attempt to create a modern redesign of the classic “J” style Esterbrook fountain pen. It’s…