Author: Wei

  • Lennon Tool Bar Verdant on Muji Planting Tree

    Lennon Tool Bar Verdant on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Verdant is from the Spring 2020 limited edition series. The ink is an unsaturated green with a tinge of yellow. This ink has a wet flow. On Muji paper, Writing Sample This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. Below are a couple of photos of how it looks when it was written […]

  • Diamine Aqua Lagoon on Tomoegawa Tomoe River

    Diamine Aqua Lagoon on Tomoegawa Tomoe River

    Ink Diamine Aqua Lagoon is a medium turquoise that leans a little towards teal. It has an average flow. I like this colour, turquoise but not quite your typical turquoise, to keep it interesting to look at. On Tomoe River paper, Writing Sample This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. Below are a […]

  • Dominant Industry Periwinkle Blue on Muji Planting Tree

    Dominant Industry Periwinkle Blue on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Periwinkle Blue is an unsaturated blue-purple colour with a dry flow. I find the writing quite readable even in dim light. I enjoy the colour but not the dry flow. On Muji paper, Writing Sample This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. Below are a couple of photos of how it looks […]

  • Van Dieman’s Deciduous Beech on Muji Planting Tree

    Van Dieman’s Deciduous Beech on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Deciduous Beech is part of the Tassie Seasons collection and this is one of the autumn colours. The ink is a bright orange with an average to wet flow. On Muji paper, Writing Sample This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. Below is how it looks when it was written on both […]

  • Color Traveler Delta Light Blue on Midori MD Cotton

    Color Traveler Delta Light Blue on Midori MD Cotton

    Ink Hiroshima is a city located on the Ōta River delta. The name of this ink was inspired by the river that flows through the city. This is a turquoise ink with an average flow. On Midori MD Cotton paper, Writing Sample This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. Below are a couple […]

  • December 2022 holiday break

    December 2022 holiday break

    It’s the last month of the year and same as last year, I’ll be taking a holiday break. I have scheduled some posts but I won’t be trying out any new inks. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who liked, commented, followed or shared my posts. Knowing that someone out there […]

  • Lennon Tool Bar Celastrina Sugitanii Shirozui on Maruman Mnemosyne

    Lennon Tool Bar Celastrina Sugitanii Shirozui on Maruman Mnemosyne

    Ink This ink was part of the Spring 2020 limited edition. It was named after the Celastrina Sugitanii Shirozui butterfly found in Taiwan. “杉谷琉灰蝶” is the Chinese name of the butterfly and it is also printed on the bottle label. It is a pretty long name for a small butterfly that grows up to 1.4cm […]

  • Ink Omakase: November 2022

    Ink Omakase: November 2022

    This month I refilled a total of 7 pens but not all are fountain pens. Ink Omakase #4 A friend bought a pack of Kuretake Karappo empty felt tip pens and asked me to fill them with ink. For the colours, they asked for a blue with sheen and a dark green. The other three […]

  • Van Dieman’s Pink Fairy Orchid on Muji Planting Tree

    Van Dieman’s Pink Fairy Orchid on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Pink Fairy Orchid is part of the Tassie Seasons collection. It represents spring. Pink Fairy Orchid is a flower that can be found in the southern part of Australia as well as Tasmania. Like the flower that inspired the name, the ink is a pink which ranges from light to bright due to shading. […]

  • Shokido Venezia on Midori MD

    Shokido Venezia on Midori MD

    Ink Shokido inks are made by Tono & Lims. Venezia is from their Clear Ocean series. The ink is a light cyan with an average flow. This ink can be quite light so I find it looks better and is more readable on papers that are more absorbent. On Midori MD paper, Writing Sample This […]