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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Aussie Brown

I love a great brown ink; Robert Oster Aussie Brown is a favorite sketching and writing ink, suitable for the office.  It is a rich dark brown leaning red, and has a touch of graphite sheen, seen left.  The ink … Continue reading

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Peacock Himalayan

New pen, the Peacock Himalayan with an Ultra Flex nib, from Fountain Pen Revolution. I inked it up with Robert Oster Blue Sea ink, but when I went to sketch the beautiful pen, I used both Robert Oster Torquay ink … Continue reading

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Red Himalayan from Fountain Pen Revolution

Kevin from Fountain Pen Revolution fixed my red Himalayan with the Ultra Flex nib!** Yay!  I love this pen! Above, showing the pencils that went into the sketch to give the color when I finally applied ink with a wet … Continue reading

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Tools: My Favorite Travel Palette, Updated

Some of you may know that recently I thought I had lost my favorite travel palette. *heartbroken* Those who have a worn old tool you love will understand… All of it was replaceable, but I wanted my tool that started … Continue reading

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AAA Los Angeles

AAA Los Angeles was always one of my favorite buildings. It was drawn with a FPR Himalayan with an ultra-flex nib in a smooth Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook with Robert Oster Graphite ink. I had lots of help smearing this from … Continue reading

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Inks in Depth: Robert Oster Melon Tea

I LOVE complex colors — Inks (or watercolors) that are just a little unpredictable in that they change and do their own thing when touched by water! Some all it shading, but it rarely happens except in wide nibbed pens. … Continue reading

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Pilot Iroshizuku Bottles

Pilot Iroshizuku are the most beautiful bottles of any ink I’ve seen… Not as inventive as Akkerman, but stunning… Think Tiffany!  To see the ink sloshing in them is exciting! And btw, the inks are beautiful.  But more on that … Continue reading

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