Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 3

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 3

The most recent ink line in my collection is the IWI Colors of Nature line. The line includes 24 colors so I will be presenting the collection in parts – today I’ll be covering the third set of 8 out of 24. I purchased my samples of IWI Colors of Nature inks at Vanness: each…

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 1

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 1

The most recent ink line in my collection is the IWI Colors of Nature line. The line includes 24 colors so I will be presenting the collection in parts – today I’ll be covering 8 of the 24. At the end of this post, I’ll examine the feathering issue I’ve seen with the collection. I…

Ink Review: Private Reserve Old vs New Part 2

Ink Review: Private Reserve Old vs New Part 2

Last week I presented the first group of the new ink line from Private Reserve inks under the Yafa brand.  This week I will finish the PR inks that were sent out and just like last week, I have the old versions of each ink save one – Avocado. This group consists of 7 inks…

Ink Series Review: Monteverde Jungle Collection

Ink Series Review: Monteverde Jungle Collection

Monteverde recently released their newest ink set – the Jungle ink collection. I’m always excited when Monteverde comes out with a new collection – ten new inks around a central theme all contained in a nice box with a magnetic closure. I have three of these collections and they store beautifully on a bookshelf! *…

Ink Series Review: Visconti Van Gogh Series

Ink Series Review: Visconti Van Gogh Series

Visconti has released a line of pens over the last few years in the Van Gogh line where each pen is styled after a Van Gogh painting and uses the same palette.  To accompany these pens, Visconti came up with six inks: Café Terrace at Night, Orchard in Blossom, Old Vineyard with Peasant Woman, Wheatfield…

Ink Series Review: Laban Mythology Series

Ink Series Review: Laban Mythology Series

Laban hasn’t been known for their inks – only their pen lineup. But recently they came out with a small collection of inks that take their inspiration from Greek mythology. I purchased bottles of Aphrodite and Apollo and samples of the other three in the collection. The illustrations are fun although Aphrodite is a bit……

Ink Review: Vinta Inks Collections (Neon & Vintage)

Ink Review: Vinta Inks Collections (Neon & Vintage)

The new Vinta Inks Collection sets have recently arrived and I couldn’t be happier– despite a little inktastrophe. There are two collections, Neon and Vintage, and each include three-15ml bottles in a divided tray in a decorated slip jacket. The Neon Collection features a bright pink (Tagpuan Electric Pink), a bright cyan (Magnetic Blue) and…