Ink Overview: Papier Plume Cloud Gate (Chicago Pen Show Exclusive 2021)

Ink Overview: Papier Plume Cloud Gate (Chicago Pen Show Exclusive 2021)

Papier Plume created an extra special ink for the Chicago Pen Show 2021. The ink was named after an icon of the Chicago skyline, the Cloud Gate sculpture, AKA the Bean. In designing the Cloud Gate ink, Papier Plume chose a color that is a multi-color grey ink with hints of blue and purple. Then…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 224, 252, 280

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 224, 252, 280

By Jessica Coles Sailor Studio inks are a collection from Sailor covering 100 ink mixtures from pastel, multi-chromatic to saturated and highly sheening. Over the summer, Sailor announced that they would be retiring three inks from the lineup (543, 531, 864) and adding another three inks – 224, 252, and 280. The first number of…

Ink Line Review: Van Dieman’s Seasons

Ink Line Review: Van Dieman’s Seasons

By Jessica Coles Van Dieman’s ink line. Wow. Australia seems to have some amazing inks recently and Van Dieman’s is no exception. One thing I have noticed about these Australian ink makers is the huge number of inks they create, so I have been forced to believe that Australia is just a more colorful place…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 223

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 223

By Jessica Coles A few months ago I reviewed my first Sailor Studio ink – 123. This is one of the most popular inks in the Sailor Studio line up, typically selling as fast as retailers can order it! There’s a good reason for this; Sailor Studio 123 is an incredibly unique ink that contains a…