Category: Rhodia

  • Van Dieman’s Tasmanian Lavender on Rhodia

    Van Dieman’s Tasmanian Lavender on Rhodia

    Ink Tasmanian Lavender is from the Harvest line which takes inspiration from the produce of Tasmania. The ink is an unsaturated purple with a wet flow. On Rhodia 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 on […]

  • Birmingham Mountain Laurel on Rhodia

    Birmingham Mountain Laurel on Rhodia

    Ink Mountain Laurel is part of the Crisp Formula collection where the inks were designed to work well on a variety of papers. This ink is a very pale dusky pink when wet and dries to a slightly darker shade. I believed the colour was inspired by the mountain laurel flowers which ranges from white […]

  • Lennon Tool Bar Shuise on Rhodia

    Lennon Tool Bar Shuise on Rhodia

    Ink Shuise is an ink from Lennon Tool Bar’s Indigo Series. The Chinese words on the label, “水色”, literally means the colour of water. Supposedly the inspiration behind this colour came about during a trip to the cloth market to buy light blue fabric. I find this ink to be too light to use for […]

  • Lennon Tool Bar Saira on Rhodia

    Lennon Tool Bar Saira on Rhodia

    Ink Saira is the name of the 2019 Autumn Limited Series. Saira is the scientific name of the Pacific saury fish. On the bottle label, there is another name – 秋刀魚 – which is the Japanese name. In Mandarin, the words literally translates to “autumn knife fish”. I’ve always thought 秋刀魚 to be a beautiful […]

  • Birmingham Salt Water Taffy on Rhodia

    Birmingham Salt Water Taffy on Rhodia

    Ink Salt Water Taffy used to under the Swift Formula collection of inks designed to be wetter than average and performs well in a wide variety of fountain pen. Birmingham had since changed groupings of the inks. This ink is a bright, neon pink that has a slight orange undertone. The pink is very saturated […]

  • Van Dieman’s Peanut Brittle on Rhodia

    Van Dieman’s Peanut Brittle on Rhodia

    Ink Peanut Brittle is from the Harvest line which takes inspiration from the produce of Tasmania. The ink colour is a yellow-brown with a tinge of orange. Depending on the shading, the colour reminds me of honey and peanut butter. The ink has an average flow. On Rhodia paper, there is shading, no sheen, no […]

  • Diamine Aqua Lagoon on Rhodia

    Diamine Aqua Lagoon on Rhodia

    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 Rhodia paper, there is shading, no sheen, no feathering and no bleedthrough. Writing Sample This was written […]

  • Tono & Lims Strawberry Ice on Rhodia

    Tono & Lims Strawberry Ice on Rhodia

    Ink Tono & Lims is a Japanese brand in collaboration with a Korean ink company. Strawberry Ice is a pastel pink ink with an average flow. Although light, I find it readable even in dim light. On Rhodia paper, there is shading, no sheen, no feathering and no bleedthrough. Writing Sample This is written with […]

  • Color Traveler Takehara Bamboo Green on Rhodia

    Color Traveler Takehara Bamboo Green on Rhodia

    Ink Color Traveler is an ink brand from Hiroshima, Japan. Their inks are usually given names related in some way to Hiroshima and Japan. Takehara is a city located in Hiroshima. With large bamboo forests growing on the outskirts, it is no wonder that Takehara has made bamboo their official tree in 1978. Bamboo is […]

  • Color Traveler Seto Inland Sea Blue Black on Rhodia

    Color Traveler Seto Inland Sea Blue Black on Rhodia

    Ink Color Traveler is an ink brand from Hiroshima, Japan. Their inks are usually given names related in some way to Hiroshima and Japan. This ink was named after the Seto Inland Sea next to Hiroshima Prefecture. From the name, you might have thought that it is a landlocked sea but that’s not the case. […]