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It’s taken a while, but at long last, the mission has been accomplished. Multi-purpose fountain pen inks. Inks that one can write with and inks that one can use for painting and illustration. The perfect limited palette that one can take ‘on the road’ and use however one wishes, whether its writing down one’s thoughts or recording what’s going on around you. What I didn’t want to do, was label up 4 pure off the shelf colours and call it a job done. No. I wanted to create 4 unique colours that would stand up as four beautiful unique fountain pen inks each with their own personality an
NickiStew posted a topic in The Write StuffSaturday 23rd September was my first first proper ink and bleach workshop and an international one at that! Very kindly hosted by Catherine Van Hove at her gorgeous Sakura Fountain Pen Gallery in Diest, Belgium, with ink kindly supplied by Robert Oster. If you'd like to know how the day unfolded there is a full write up on my blog, with some images. My blog is at www.quinkandbleach.wordpress.com and you can link to via my profile page or click the direct link here: https://quinkandbleach.wordpress.com/2017/09/25/fountain-pen-ink-and-bleach-workshop-at-sakura-fountain-pen-gallery/
NickiStew posted a topic in Inky ThoughtsI frequently receive messages like the one below: >>I've seen a bunch of your ink tests over the months and one thing I'm unclear on is - how do we use these for our ink selection? Does mixing with bleach and water inform something about an ink that everyday users should know? Or consider when selecting an ink? I feel like you put a lot of effort into these and there's something to learn here but I'm just not sure what that is. By way of an explanation: What I'm doing here is all part of an art based project to see how I can use fountain pen inks in my artwork to best effect. Fount