Ink Review: Ferris Wheel Press Poison Envy

Ink Review: Ferris Wheel Press Poison Envy

For the last year and a half, I have been assisting the Dromgooles at various pen shows, selling and educating about ink. One amazing benefit of this arrangement is that I get to see firsthand which inks are the most popular and in demand; I also get a chance to review those inks! A big…

Ink Review: Troublemaker 2022 New Inks

Ink Review: Troublemaker 2022 New Inks

Troublemaker inks seems to be be everywhere lately – new dealers in the United States and the addition of several new inks as well. I’m showing off a couple of these new inks here – Butterfly Dream and Polar Lights. Troublemaker packages their ink in 60mL dark plastic bottles. I have found some variation in…

Ink Review: Troublemaker Nenita and Moon River

Ink Review: Troublemaker Nenita and Moon River

A couple weeks ago I wrote about two new Troublemaker inks – Butterfly Dream and Polar Lights. Today’s post is about two more inks within that same new release – Nenita and Moon River. These can both be found at Vanness where the 60 mL bottles can be purchased for $16.50. I appreciate the minimal packaging…

Ink Review: Sailor Hawaii and North Dakota

Ink Review: Sailor Hawaii and North Dakota

The Sailor 50 States collection has been growing quickly in the last two months with North Dakota, Hawaii, Oklahoma, and Iowa. Today I’ll show off North Dakota and Hawaii and send a big thank you to Dromgoole’s for sending the ink to be reviewed! Sailor Hawaii and Sailor North Dakota are a beautiful pair of…

Ink Review: Octopus Write & Draw Inks Part 2

If you missed it, make sure you read first part of the Octopus Write & Draw inks review! Again, due to the large number of inks in this line, I am only showing an overview of the Write & Draw colors rather than comparing colors to other inks in my collection. This line consists of…

Ink Review: Octopus Write & Draw Inks Part 1

Ink Review: Octopus Write & Draw Inks Part 1

Today’s review is a bit different – I am showing the first half of the inks in this line rather than a more in-depth look. Vanness Pen Shop recently added a new ink manufacturer by the name of Octopus. Octopus has various lines of ink, one being the Write & Draw line which consists of 25 pigment…

Ink Review: New Kyo-no-oto Inks

Ink Review: New Kyo-no-oto Inks

Kyoto TAG has released two new inks in their Kyo-no-oto line: Seiheki and Yurushiiro. As with all inks in this line, the ink comes packaged in heavy card stock with the ink line in letterpress print. A big thank you to Dromgoole’s for sending these bottles for review! Both Seiheki and Yurushiiro come in 40mL…