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: Vinta Holiday Inks

Ink Review: Vinta Holiday Inks

Although the holidays are over, I am showing a couple of inks today – Vinta Carol and Vinta Parol from the Vinta inks Holiday Collection 2021. I purchased a sample of each from Vanness before Christmas where you can buy a 4mL sample for $3.10 or a full 30mL bottle for $14.99. You can still…

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 7 Pennonia Mustvörös

After I found a great green, I decided to search for a beautiful red. Again I hit up new-to-me ink brands and ended up ordering Pennonia Mustvörös (60mL for $13). Mustvörös is Hungarian for young wine, and this red definitely leans toward wine colored. It went down almost a brick or blood red, but dried…