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Inkvent 2021! The wrap-up (Dec 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25th)

Late to the party, but here are the final colours from the Diamine 2021 Invent calendar, and some very nice additions. Dec 21 – Brandy Snap (standard). To be honest, I think of gingersnaps when I see this colour. Also, … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2021! (The week in review… Dec 16, 17, 18, 19, & 20th)

Lots of shimmer in the last 5 days… can you tell which from the shots of the bottle? Definitely need to shake, as these settle quite quickly. Always made me wonder if I should be gently shaking my pen as … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2021! (Dec 12, 13, 14 & 15th)

December 12th brings us Stargazer (shimmer & sheen) – a deep green, with green shimmer (at least, I think it’s green shimmer) and a red sheen. The sheen is quite pronounced on this one, and the shimmer is fairly subtle. … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2021! (Dec 8th, 9th, 10th, & 11th)

If you have ever sat down at your computer and been welcomed by a non-responsive computer whilst being serenaded by the grinding sound of a hard drive…. let’s just say we’re in recovery mode. (Note to self: more frequent backups.) … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2021 (Day 5, 6, 7)

Three new colours to check out. December 5th brings us Harmony, a standard ink. This one strikes me as a twilight colour – a dusky purple, or a purple toned grey if you prefer. Quite a noticeable difference from Ash … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2021 (Day 2, 3, & 4)

Okay… so the red ‘theme’ is only the box, which is sort of a pity. I would have been really interested to see 25 reds. Two things I’m known for in our club is that I have a penchant for … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2021!

Last year, Diamine did not put out an inkvent calendar, but it has returned for this year…. Red Edition! Not sure if that is just because the box is red this year, or if the actual focus is on red … Continue reading

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Fountain pen design nuances

New article in our Link page thank to Ron Zorn and Murray MacKay for letting us know.

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KWZ inks

Open the review page for a few pictures of four of their inks. Which ones? check it out or you can just visit https://www.purepens.co.uk/ to order them. Well packed with two layers of cardboard and tracking numbers so you can … Continue reading

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The race is on

The race is on to get a consensus for the color(s) of our very own Calgary Pen Club ink, so many color suggestions, sheen no sheen, bottle types. Its great to see our members excited about this new project and … Continue reading

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