Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wordless Wednesday

March 29. 2017 - Wordless Wednesday 2
March 29. 2017 - Wordless Wednesday 1

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ink Shot Review: Bookbinders Eastern Brown @AndersonPens

Thank you to Anderson Pens for this ink for review!
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ABOUT


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Color: Brown
Bottle: 1 oz/30 ml
Price: $12.50 USD
Where to buy: Anderson Pens
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PROS


  • Not a bad brown - somewhat golden tones to it.
  • Shows nice shading in wet calligraphy nibs.
  • Easy to clean.
  • Adorable packaging (see Emerald Boa review for packaging).
  • Affordable.
  • Great color for water washes and art, or calligraphy.

CONS


  • Not water resistant.
  • Bottle is hard to fill fountain pens from when it gets around half empty, especially if you have larger fountain pens. 
  • Narrow bottle opening.

OVERALL


Brown inks are not really my thing, unless they have yellow, golden, or red tones to them. I'm not wild about this one.

Use the new side-by-side Ink Comparison Tool over at Anderson Pens to compare up to five inks at a time, including discontinued/vintage inks. The database is ever growing, with over 800 inks. WOW.

I received this item free of charge for the purposes of this review. I was not compensated monetarily for my review. Everything you've read here is my own opinion.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

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