Ink Overview: Manyo Inks by Sailor

Ink Overview: Manyo Inks by Sailor

By Jessica Coles Last week I presented a post featuring an overview of the Taccia Lip color ink collection, rather than focusing on a single ink in the line. Since several new ink collections have come out recently, I decided to again present an overview – let me know if you enjoy this type of…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 11 – Troublemaker Foxglove

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 11 – Troublemaker Foxglove

By Jessica Coles Welcome to another edition of the 12 days of Inkmas! On day 11, we are looking at another new ink. Troublemaker Inks did not put out a lonely ink in their newest release – Sea Glass was accompanied by Foxglove. Foxglove is a lovely mediumsaturation violet or lilac colored ink. Like other…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 8 – Kala Nostalgia Abstraction Mongolian Sandstorm

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 8 – Kala Nostalgia Abstraction Mongolian Sandstorm

When I saw the Kala Nostalgia Abstraction inks I was fascinated by the muted look of the colors. When I saw that the inks were marked as “pigment inks” my curiosity was piqued. So, I ordered two bottles. I was most interested to try Monogolian Sandstorm. Over the years, I’ve always leaned towards a misty…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 4 – TWSBI 1791 Part 3: Emerald Green and Royal Purple

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 4 – TWSBI 1791 Part 3: Emerald Green and Royal Purple

Review by Tina Koyama For my third and final installment of the TWSBI 1791 ink set, I’ll review Emerald Green and Royal Purple. (Please see Part 1 for images and comments about the full set.) Of the six inks in the set, Emerald Green is the most complex. Shading shows hints of dark green, turquoise…

Ink Review: Kyo-no-oto Sakuranezumi

Ink Review: Kyo-no-oto Sakuranezumi

By Jessica Coles Kyo-no-oto is an ink line from the TAG stationery store in Japan with colors designed to represent traditional Japanese dyes. The latest release from Kyo-no-oto is Sakuranezumi or Cherry Blossom Mouse (maybe the cutest name ever). From the box, the color seems to be a dusty pinkish purple that shades well. The…

Ink Review: Newest Penbbs Inks

Ink Review: Newest Penbbs Inks

  By Jessica Coles Black Friday (and the related Small Business Saturday, In-Between Sales Sunday, Cyber Monday…) has come and gone and packages ordered online last week are now being delivered. During these sale days, I happened to see a few new inks pop up on Vanness Pens – all Penbbs inks. Ok, I admit…