12 Days of Inkmas:  Sailor Manyo Ume (Day 5)

12 Days of Inkmas: Sailor Manyo Ume (Day 5)

Sailor Manyo Ume is one of my favorite inks lately – a burgundy with a touch of sheen, a bit of brown mixed in, one that sometimes shades, showing a pinkish red underneath. In comparison to a few other sheening burgundies, Ume doesn’t show much sheen and when it does, it isn’t bright. But this…

Ink Review: Sailor Virginia and Sailor Illinois

Ink Review: Sailor Virginia and Sailor Illinois

By Jessica Coles¬† Sailor started releasing a new lineup – the 50 States collection – early in 2019 with California and Colorado inks. Recently New York and Texas followed. I was surprised when Virginia and Illinois joined the set so quickly with only about 2 months between releases. Thank you to Dromgoole’s for sending over…

Ink Review: Sailor’s Sailor

Ink Review: Sailor’s Sailor

By Jessica Coles Rejoice, blue ink lovers! The newest ink from Sailor, named Sailor’s Sailor, is a beautiful deep blue ink made to celebrate the ink blender Osamu Ishimaru and the 15 years he has been hosting Ink Blending events while dressed as a bartender to emphasize the individuality of each ink. Sailor’s Sailor is…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 – Sailor Studio 264

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 – Sailor Studio 264

By Jessica Coles I have written several posts about the beautiful Sailor Studio inks over the past few months. These tiny bottles pack so much color inside, plus there are 100 inks in the line! These inks are incredibly fun to collect as well – the minimal packaging and color-coded labels look great lined up…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 670

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 670

Great news! Now everyone who hates using a phone to order Sailor Studio inks is now free to order the same inks online! No more talking to people or refraining from a purchase because you have lost your voice. This also helps the middle of the night ink cravings – no need to wait until…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 237

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 237

By¬†Jessica Coles Sailor Studio has 100 inks in their lineup – plenty of space to explore various nooks and crannies of ink properties that are not usually present in commercially available inks. Because of this freedom, Sailor has created many distinct inks in the Studio line and 237 is one of them. Dromgoole’s is the…