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Metallic & Iridescent Ink

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I27. Dr. Martin's Spectralite Ink
Dr. Martin's Spectralite Liquid Acrylic Color

***Dr. Martin's discontinued the original Spectralite Acrylic, which included 8 metallic colors. Most of those metallic colors can be found in item I16 Dr. Martin's Iridescent Calligraphy Ink. The original Spectralite is being replaced by the new Private Collection which is packaged in glass dropper bottles.

Popular for pointed pen work. 1oz glass dropper bottle.
Acrylic. Waterproof when dry. #54K 18 Carat Gold was one of the most popular golds in a poll taken by Cyberscribes. Recommended by Mike Kecseg & others for pointed pen work.

Colors available:
#54K 18 Carat Gold

I really like Dr. Ph Martins Spectralite 54K Gold for pointed pen scripts. Jenny Muffler, Rockville, MD, 30 Oct 2013



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I151. Spectralite Private Collection
I151. Dr. Martin's Spectralite Private Collection

Made from the finest ground pigments in the world, Spectralite Private Collection is a liquid acrylic that flows like watercolor. Excellent on paper and canvas; can also be used on wood and metal. Brilliant color, lightfast, and waterproof.

***Dr. Martin's discontinued the original Spectralite Acrylic, which included 8 metallic colors. Most of those metallic colors can be found in item I16 Dr. Martin's Iridescent Calligraphy Ink. The original Spectralite was packaged in slim plastic bottles; the Private Collection is packaged in glass dropper bottles.
Available in three metallic colors:
Copper - virtually the same color as the original Spectralite
Gold - the color is not quite as bright as the original 18 carat gold; there is more red to the color
Silver - the color is brighter than the original

Also available: Matte Black and White.




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I14. FW Pearlescent Ink
FW Pearlescent Acrylic Ink. 22 colors. For brush, dip & ruling pens. For dip pens, you may need to thin with alcohol and you may also want to bend the reservoir to allow more ink to flow. Pigmented, water-resistant. Lightfastness: either 3 (permanent) or 4 ( highly permanent) star rating. Fully intermixable. These shimmering pigments seem to work best when put down freely rather than built up with successive layers. In addition to paper & board, will bond to glass, leather, ceramic & wood.
1oz (30ml) glass bottle.


Bell Bronze 110
Hot Mama Red 114
Platinum Pink 118
Sun-Up Blue 122
Birdwing Copper 111
Macaw Green 115
Silver Pearl 119
Volcano Red 123
Galactic Blue 112
Mazuma Gold 117
Sundown Magenta 120
Waterfall Green 124
Sky Blue 130
Hot Cool Yellow 113
Moon Violet 116
Autumn Gold 126
Sun Orange 121
Silver Moss 129
Genesis Green 128
White Pearl 125
Dutch Blue 127
Black 032

FW Pearlescent Ink Color Chart



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I16. Iridescent Calligraphy Ink
Dr. Ph. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colors

These are great. These colors flow out of a broad edge pen like ink. 1oz glass bottles with dropper top. Colors can be mixed. Truly waterproof when dry. The manufacturer says they are lightfast. Copperplate Gold is the most popular color (Copperplate Gold is listed here as "Gold").

Use rubbing alcohol to thin for better flow in your pens.

I16-S12. Dr. Ph. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colors Set of 12, Set 1 color chart

I16-S12M. Dr. Ph. Martin's Iridescent Calligraphy Colors Set of 12 Metallic Colors, Set 2 color chart



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I88. Winsor & Newton Iridescent Medium
Iridescent Medium

An easy way to add some sparkle to your projects. Mix with wet gouache or watercolor or apply on dried watercolor areas to produce an iridescent effect. Easily diluted with water. This product can also be added to various inks to create a custom iridescent color (does not work with Ziller). Gum Arabic binder. 2.5oz. Plastic bottle with screw top.



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I113. Lumiere Metallic Acrylic
I113. Lumiere Fabric Paint

Lumiere is a light body metallic acrylic paint, specifically a fabric paint, that is permanent and flexible, that can be thinned down for use as ink for calligraphy. Dilute it with some distilled water and you have metallic ink that flows from a nib!
The colors spread smoothly and stay flexible. Opaque and bright even on dark backgrounds, their high pigmentation provides excellent coverage. The hi-lite colors are best on dark backgrounds. They are also stunning on surfaces like paper, photos, wood, shrink plastic and even Styrofoam. Lumiere may be painted, stenciled, screen printed, airbrushed (when diluted) and stamped. 2.25oz.

Colors available:
Bright Gold
Sunset Gold
True Gold
Halo Blue-Gold
Halo Pink-Gold
Halo Violet-Gold
Metallic Gold
Rose Gold

Limited Quantities:
Brass
Hi-lite Blue
Hi-lite Red
Hi-lite Violet
Metallic Copper
Pearl Magenta



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I140. Kuretake Gold Ink
I140. Kuretake Gold Ink.

A brilliant yellowish-gold ink with a lot of sparkle. Comes in a 2 oz plastic bottle (most of our metallic inks come in 1oz/30ml bottles). A sell-out at a recent "Gold Tasting" session.




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I139. Pearl Ex Pigments
I139. Pearl Ex Pigment Powder (3 grams)

This versatile powder mixes into ink with the addition of water and gum arabic. Or you can add directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal- it will never tarnish or fade.The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen.

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on Black Paper

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on White Paper

Choose Color:
Super Copper
Brilliant Gold
Duo Red/Blue
Scarlet
Shimmer Violet
Pink Gold
Grey Lavender
Aztec Gold
Antique Silver
Super Bronze
Solar Gold
True Blue
Super Russet
Pearl White
Rose Gold
Silver
Sunset Gold
Sky Blue
Salmon Pink
Red Russet
Misty Lavender
Mink
Blue Russett
Apple Green


To make a Pearl Ex ink for calligraphy:
Basic Recipe
Mix 4 parts of pigment with one part gum Arabic (liquid or powder) in a container, add distilled water slowly as you stir until you get the consistency of ink you like.
Exact measurement Recipe
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
¼ teaspoon gum Arabic (liquid or powder)
1 teaspoon distilled water
Thinner consistency Pearl Ex ink will lie flatter on the paper when dry; a thicker consistency ink (try ½ teaspoon of water) will stand up a bit on the paper when dry, creating a raised effect. Recipe courtesy of Joi Hunt of Bien Fait Calligraphy.

See also I139-S for the Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set of nine 3-gram jars of color good for making ink and three 3-gram jars of powdered gum arabic.



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I139-S. Pearl Ex Metallic Calligraphy Set w/ Gum Arabic
I139-S. Metallic Calligraphy Set w/ Pearl Ex & Gum Arabic

Finally, Pearl Ex has created a calligraphy kit for making the pigment (powder) into calligraphy ink. Or you can add the powder directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal - it will never tarnish or fade. The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster to a highly metallic sheen.

The set includes 9 colors that work well with calligraphy, including the new Rose Gold, along with Solar Gold, True Blue, Silver, Aztec Gold, Super Russet, Pearl White, Grey Lavender, and Pink Gold. Also includes three jars of gum arabic powder, instructions for mixing, and a list of nibs that work well with Pearl Ex.

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on Black Paper

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on White Paper

To make a Pearl Ex ink for calligraphy:
Basic Recipe
Mix 4 parts of pigment with one part gum Arabic (liquid or powder) in a container, add distilled water slowly as you stir until you get the consistency of ink you like.
Exact measurement Recipe
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
¼ teaspoon gum Arabic (liquid or powder)
1 teaspoon distilled water
Thinner consistency Pearl Ex ink will lie flatter on the paper when dry; a thicker consistency ink (try ½ teaspoon of water) will stand up a bit on the paper when dry, creating a raised effect. Recipe courtesy of Joi Hunt of Bien Fait Calligraphy.

The set colors (and others) are sold in three sizes of individual jars:
I139 3 gram
I139-Half 1.2 oz
I139-4 4 oz




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I139-HALF. Pearl Ex Pigments - .5oz / .75oz
I139. Pearl Ex Pigment Powder
.5 oz or .75 oz

This versatile powder mixes into ink with the addition of water and gum arabic. Or you can add directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal- it will never tarnish or fade.The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen.

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on Black Paper

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on White Paper

Choose .5oz Color:
Solar Gold
Rose Gold

OR

Choose .75oz Color:
Brilliant Gold
Pink Gold
Super Bronze
Antique Silver
Aztec Gold
Pearl White
Silver
Super Copper
Sunset Gold


To make a Pearl Ex ink for calligraphy:
Basic Recipe
Mix 4 parts of pigment with one part gum Arabic (liquid or powder) in a container, add distilled water slowly as you stir until you get the consistency of ink you like.
Exact measurement Recipe
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
¼ teaspoon gum Arabic (liquid or powder)
1 teaspoon distilled water
Thinner consistency Pearl Ex ink will lie flatter on the paper when dry; a thicker consistency ink (try ½ teaspoon of water) will stand up a bit on the paper when dry, creating a raised effect. Recipe courtesy of Joi Hunt of Bien Fait Calligraphy.

See also I139-S for the Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set of nine 3-gram jars of color good for making ink and three 3-gram jars of powdered gum arabic.



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