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Jacques Herbin Anniversary Ink History

A visual look back at all of the annual Jacques Herbin 1670/1798 anniversary inks that have been available in the United States. Each bottle of fountain pen ink features added shimmer, a first for the Herbin brand (and possibly the world of fountain pen ink!), and comes packaged in a luxury 50ml glass bottle. 2021: Shogun. A twilight-colored ink, reminiscent of a beautiful night of stars, is coated with fine red and gold shimmer. 2020: Jacques Herbin 350 Vert Atlantide. An elegant, deep green ink with flecks of both silver and gold pigment, creating a luxurious sheen and subtle shade [...]

Pelikan Edelstein Ink of the Year (& Pen!) History

Every year since its inception in 2012, Pelikan releases a special edition Edelstein Ink of the Year, available in limited quantities. Here we'll take a visual look back at all of these annual special edition ink colors that have been released. As an added bonus, Pelikan also released a limited edition M200 or M205 fountain pen to match, beginning in 2015. Enjoy!   2022: Apatite Coming in March 2022! 2021: Golden Beryl This golden yellow color was the first shimmering ink for Pelikan Edelstein, and was accompanied by a matching M200 Golden Beryl fountain pen - a translucent white with [...]

Jacques Herbin 350 Vert Atlantide

Brian Goulet journeys into the unknown searching for silver and gold shimmer with Jacques Herbin 350 Vert Atlantide fountain pen ink. The truth, Brian was a little bored at home and created an over-the-top movie trailer for the video intro that you can enjoy, then reviews the ink and shows the color and shimmer. If you're a fan of the other Jacques Herbin shimmering inks in the 1670 and 350 series, you're going to like this one, too. The Jacques Herbin 350 Vert Atlantide is a dark green shimmering ink with both gold and silver added particles. This color is [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:45-05:00November 10th, 2020|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

LAMY Benitoite: A Goulet Inksploration

 Hi, fountain pen friends, I'm Brian K. I am a Customer Care Representative here at Goulet and I'm excited to share my first Inksploration with you. I was fortunate enough to get to play around with LAMY Benitoite, a lovely grey-blue water-resistant ink from their Crystal inks line. Read on to hear about my inspiration for the drawing and my thoughts on how the ink behaves. Drawing Inspiration and Technique The color of LAMY Benitoite reminded me of the blue hue of smoke when the light shines through it. I took this observation and ran with it when it [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:45-05:00January 6th, 2020|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

Jacques Herbin Vert Amazone: A Goulet Inksploration

 Hi there! My name is Katie, I am a fulfillment supervisor here at Goulet. I am delighted to share with you my Inksploration journey with Jacques Herbin Vert Amazone, a fun, playful ink that brought me back to my happy place during the busy hustle of the day. Read on to hear why you should get some of this ink for yourself! Drawing Inspiration and Technique Vert Amazone reminds me of a walk through the woods, which is one of my happy places! I also love rich, vibrant inks and this one checked off both of those boxes for [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:46-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

Monteverde Citrine: A Goulet Inksploration

Hi guys, Adrianne here! I'm the Customer Care Team Lead and I'm excited to share my first Inksploration with you. I had the exciting opportunity to try out the delightfully dimensional Monteverde Citrine. Read on to hear how I created my Jellyfish sketch and what my takeaways were about this ink. Drawing Inspiration and Technique Since it's November, I could have definitely done a Thanksgiving theme, but I decided to do something completely different to change things up. I really like jellyfish and I felt like tackling the challenge of drawing one. I started by googling some images of a [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:46-05:00November 4th, 2019|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

Noodler’s Manjiro Nakahama Whaleman’s Sepia: A Goulet Inksploration

 Hi, guys! Andi here, bringing you the October edition of Inksploration. This month, I got to test out Noodler's Manjiro Nakahama Whaleman's Sepia. I found it to be a nice, earthy brown with some great sought-after features, like fast dry time and water resistance. Want to hear more? Read on! Drawing Inspiration and Technique While searching for inspiration for my drawing, I was looking up things about October and came across this month’s flower; Marigold, Tagetes, and Calendula. I really liked how the Calendula looked so I took inspiration from that. I wanted it to flow so by adding [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:47-05:00October 16th, 2019|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

Noodler’s Fox: A Goulet Inksploration

 Hello, everyone! My name is Micah, I am a Receiving Specialist here at Goulet. You may have also seen me on a few episodes of Write Now, where I've shared my excitement for Noodler's inks and my self- proclaimed "fan boy" status for Nathan Tardif's inky creations. This month, I'm excited to share Noodler's Fox with you and tell you more about what makes this ink a must-try in my book. It is a no nonsense matte red that writes well! Drawing Inspiration and Technique The inspiration for this piece is pretty clear, I drew a fox because the [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:47-05:00September 4th, 2019|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

Jacques Herbin 1798 Kyanite du Népal: A Goulet Inksploration

Hi, fountain pen friends! It's Lydia and this month, I'm excited to share with you my inksploration for the new 1798 anniversary ink from Jacques Herbin, the alluring Kyanite du Népal! Herbin makes some very lovely inks and I always enjoy their shimmering inks so I was excited to play around with this one. Drawing Inspiration and Technique This summer has been a hot one here in Virginia. On the day, I completed this drawing, it was nearly 100˚F. The first thing I think of in this kind of weather is a cool, refreshing cone of ice cream. The icy [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:47-05:00August 5th, 2019|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments

Robert Oster Honey Bee: A Goulet Inksploration

Hi there! It's Andi and today I am sharing with you my experiences with Robert Oster Honey Bee ink! I enjoyed using this warm, honey-colored yellow ink, which was the perfect inspiration for my drawing. Read on to hear why I think this ink is a great, legible choice for your summer writing adventures! Drawing Inspiration and Technique I really liked the warm yellow, almost orange, color of this ink; it was almost reminiscent of honey. This fact, plus the aptly chosen name, were all the inspiration I needed to draw a cute little honey bee. To start, I gathered [...]

2022-01-14T17:58:47-05:00July 1st, 2019|Ink Reviews, Product Reviews|0 Comments
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