Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sunday Reads: June 24. 2018

Sunday Reads


Stuff I Looked At Elsewhere & Read

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Field Trip: Insights X Stationery/Trade Show @InsightsExpo @ZebraPen @ZebraPenUK @KUMGMBH

Back in 2016, I attended the Insights X Stationery/Trade Show and I shared an overview of the event awhile ago. I realized I have a whole bunch of pictures from individual booths like Faber-Castell, Kaweco, Laban, and more. I thought it would be fun to share them with you here. If you are in the area or considering a trip to Nuremberg, the stationery show is a lot of fun and very interesting! I'll continue this series until I've run out! This is the last group - Cleo Skribent, KUM, MAS, Standardgraph, and Zebra!
Cleo Skribent
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MAS
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Standardgraph
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Friday, June 22, 2018

Krishna Inks Jungle Volcano Fountain Pen Ink Review @PenChalet

Thank you to Krishna Inks for sending this ink for a review!
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ABOUT
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Color: Red
Bottle: 20 ml
Price: $9.00 USD
Where to buy: Explore options here!
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PROS
  • Affordable.
  • A "reasonable" amount of ink if you enjoy using different colors.
  • A pretty gorgeous color, I must say.
  • Great shading.
  • Intense sheen.
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CONS
  • If you use this in a very wet pen, it can take a long time to dry. Even then, it may be smudgy. 
  • Careful with cleaning - the intense color may stain. 
  • Flowed normally but if it started to dry out, it became quite dry. Don't let it dry out!
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OVERALL

I love exploring new inks and ink brands. This is my first experience with Krishna Inks. I enjoy the color quite a bit and I think the price is reasonable. This one is really fun for hand lettering and calligraphy work (not that I'm any good, but it's fun). I did have some issues with drying. With regular writing, the drying times were acceptable but with inky messes/splats/artwork, the sheen remained smudgy. Most people would probably not use an ink in that way but I'm just putting that warning out there. I found it a little messy for cleaning because it is quite saturated. I didn't stain the sink or granite, at least. Quite a fun color to play with! As with most inks, it looks best with wetter, broader writers.








This is a sponsored post. Krishna Inks is compensating me for my time and efforts. I will remain as unbiased as I possibly can, I promise. I received this item free of charge for the purposes of this review. 

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