Ink Review: Monarca Inks Part 3

Ink Review: Monarca Inks Part 3

I have finally come to the last three inks in the new Monarca ink line. These inks are getting easier to find with more retailers carrying Monarca – Vanness received a batch lately, and Dromgoole’s still has them in stock. The last three inks today are Cenote, Cardona, and Mar Caribe. Cenote is a deep blue…

Ink Review: Monarca Part 1

Ink Review: Monarca Part 1

Another new ink manufacturer has entered the arena – Monarca. I was recently sent a collection of these inks to review. Since the ink line is so new, it can be hard to find retailers who carry Monarca but you can currently find this ink at Dromgoole’s. I’m starting with the first three inks: Cielo…

Ink Review: Laban Inks

Ink Review: Laban Inks

Just before Christmas, I purchased samples of the five newest Laban inks in their Mythology Series: Athena, Ares, Zeus, Hera, and Hermes. Beautiful colors! I haven’t been able to review these until now – there have been so many new inks released lately. I am only reviewing these latest five inks but if you would…

Ink Line Review: Robert Oster Cities of America

Ink Line Review: Robert Oster Cities of America

New ink! Robert Oster has started to release inks inspired by various cities in the United States. As of today, seven inks have been released: Napa, California- a deep wine red Chicago, Illinois- steely, snow-inspired blue Oklahoma City, Oklahoma- a grassy plains green Kansas City, Kansas- a golden brown inspired by the wheat belt Miami,…

Ink Review: TWSBI Tangerine, Navy, and Crimson

Ink Review: TWSBI Tangerine, Navy, and Crimson

I’ve been reviewing only one new TWSBI ink each week but today I’m combining the remaining three colors: Tangerine, Crimson, and Navy. If you would like, read about Grape or Forest Green as well! I’ve purchased these from Vanness and they can be found at most retailers that carry TWSBI products. I do appreciate the…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 Birmingham Blizzard Twinkle

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 Birmingham Blizzard Twinkle

I absolutely love that Birmingham Pen Company took their ink making process in house. Over the past year, they have been fine tuning and streamlining their  process and getting a crash course in the fine art and chemistry of ink making. Of their several different formulas, their Twinkle inks seem most appropriate for the holiday…