Inkmas Day 3: DeAtramentis Document White

  Review by Tina Koyama I had two main reasons for wanting to try White in the DeAtramentis Document waterproof ink series (available in 19 colors). Holiday cards often come with red or green envelopes, so I thought it would be fun to try addressing some of mine with white ink. That was my holiday…

Books for the Desk Set: Calligraphy & Lettering

In Progress: See Inside a Lettering Artist’s Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector by Jessica Hische ($9.99 for Kindle, $20.23 for hardcover) In Progress is one of the most eye-opening books about hand drawn lettering that I have ever seen. Its incredibly refreshing to see both the process and the finished work of such…

Review: Edelstein Aventurine Ink (and Flex Nib Dip Pens)

The very sudden acquisition of this ink can be entirely blamed on the folks over on App.net. We got to talking about green ink and voila! this ink ended up in my collection. It’s the Pelkian Edelstein Aventurine which is a deep green color.  I love the Edelstein bottles and the posh packaging makes it…