Ink Reviews

We're archiving all of our ink reviews here for your enjoyment. There are certain classifications of reviews for your each reference:
+ = Reviews that have accompanying videos
* = Guest reviews

Brian's most recent review format (as of July 2011)

Aurora Blue
Aurora Blue/Black

Caran d'Ache Chromatics Introduction +
Caran d'Ache Chromatics Ink Comparison +
Caran d'Ache Hypnotic Turquoise
Caran d'Ache Sunset *
Caran d'Ache Ink Swabs

De Atramentis Document Ink Violet
De Atramentis Frankincense
De Atramentis Jasmine
De Atramentis Magenta Violet
De Atramentis Petrol

Diamine 1864 Blue Black
Diamine Autumn Oak
Diamine Blue Lightning
Diamine Chocolate Brown *
Diamine Chocolate Brown
Diamine Claret *
Diamine Classic Green
Diamine Classic Red *
Diamine Crimson color change
Diamine Damson *
Diamine Dark Brown *
Diamine Delamere Green *
Diamine Emerald *
Diamine Golden Sands
Diamine Grey *
Diamine Imperial Purple *
Diamine Marine
Diamine Majestic Blue +
Diamine Mediterranean Blue *
Diamine Monaco Red *
Diamine Night Sky
Diamine Oxblood
Diamine Oxford Blue
Diamine Prussian Blue *
Diamine Pumpkin +
Diamine Raw Sienna *
Diamine Red Dragon
Diamine Registrar's Blue-Black *
Diamine Silver Fox
Diamine Soft Mint
Diamine Syrah +
Diamine Umber *

Faber-Castell Cobalt Blue
Faber-Castell Midnight Blue
Faber-Castell Stone Grey

J. Herbin 1670 Bleu Ocean (& Rouge Hematite) +
J. Herbin Bleu Ocean 1670 Anniversary Ink
J. Herbin Bleu Pervenche
J. Herbin Cacao du Brésil *
J. Herbin Café des Îles *
J. Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre
J. Herbin Éclat de Saphir
J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor
J. Herbin Gris Nuage *
J. Herbin Lierre Sauvage *
J. Herbin Poussière de Lune
J. Herbin Rouge Caroubier
J. Herbin Rose Cyclamen *
J. Herbin Vert Réséda
J. Herbin Violette Pensée *
J. Herbin watercolor drawings

Lamy Charged Green
Lamy Dark Lilac
Lamy Turquoise+ 

Monteverde Charoite
Monteverde Green
Monteverde Turquoise
Monteverde Blue
New Monteverde Inks (10/24/16)

Namiki Blue+

Noodler's 54th Massachussetts +
Noodler's Air-Corp Blue-Black
Noodler's Apache Sunset
Noodler's Baystate Blue (Nathan's Video) *+
Noodler's Beaver +
Noodler's (Bulletproof) Black +
Noodler's Black Swan in Australian Roses
Noodler's Blue +
Noodler's Blue Eel *
Noodler's Blue Nose Bear+ 
Noodler's Blue Nose Bear (Nathan's Video) *+
Noodler's Golden Brown
Noodler's Liberty's Elysium +
Noodler's Rachmaninoff
Noodler's Red +
Noodler's Park Red
Noodler's Purple Heart
Noodler's X-Feather

Omas Blue color change

Online Smaragd (Emerald) +  

Organics Studio Potassium *

Pelikan Edelstein Overview +
Pelikan Edelstein Amethyst
Pelikan Edelstein Onyx +
Pelikan Edelstein Smoky Quartz
Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite vs. 4001 Blue Black *
Pelikan Pink

Pilot Iroshizuku, Completing the Line +
Pilot Iroshizuku Ama-Iro +
Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai +
Pilot Iroshizuku Take-Sumi +
Pilot Iroshizuku Yama-Budo +
Pilot Iroshizuku Yu-yake

Platinum Mix-Free +
Platinum Blue Black

Private Reserve Dakota Red *
Private Reserve Gray Flannel *
Private Reserve Orange Crush
Private Reserve Rose Rage +
Private Reserve Sepia +
Private Reserve Black Cherry

Robert Oster Introduction
Robert Oster Gold Antiqua
Robert Oster Fire & Ice
Robert Oster Peppermint

Rohrer and Klingner Complete Brand Review +
Rohrer and Klingner Alt-Bordeaux
Rohrer and Klingner Alt-Goldgrün
Rohrer and Klingner Blau Permanent
Rohrer and Klingner Blu Mare
Rohrer and Klingner Cassia
Rohrer and Klingner Fernambuk
Rohrer and Klingner Helianthus
Rohrer and Klingner Königsblau
Rohrer and Klingner Leipziger-Schwartz
Rohrer and Klingner Magenta
Rohrer and Klingner Morinda
Rohrer and Klingner Salix
Rohrer and Klingner Scabiosa
Rohrer and Klingner Sepia
Rohrer and Klingner Smaragdgrün
Rohrer and Klingner Solferino
Rohrer and Klingner Verdigris
Rohrer and Klingner Verdura

Sailor spring inks *

Scribal Work Shop Cryptid Inks +

Sheaffer ink swabs

Stipula Sapphron

Beyond the Pen: Washi Tape
Beyond the Pen: Fountain Pen Ink as Watercolor Wash 
Beyond the Pen: Mail Art

Everything Else

Brian's Top 5 Work Appropriate Inks
Brian's 5 Favorite Fountain Pen Inks +
Katy's Top 5 Favorite Fountain Pen Inks
GouletPens Ink of the Year 2013
Ink in Water Pictures
How fountain pen highlighter inks hold up in photocopies
Brian's Top 7 Shading Inks
Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year - Marsala!
Visconti Traveling Ink Pot Overview
How To: The Traveling Ink Pot
Diamine Shimmertastic Inks Are Here!
New Additions to the Diamine Shimmertastic Ink Collection
How To Write With Shimmering Inks

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