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Color Ink

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Black Ink  Sumi Ink  Walnut Ink  White Ink 
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I153. Ecoline Liquid Watercolor
I153. Ecoline Liquid Watercolor

A free-flowing ink in a wonderful selection of very vibrant colors, which are transparent (except Black) and non-waterproof. The colors mix well. Especially popular for folded and ruling pens. For pen, brush, and airbrush. Recommended by Thomas Hoyer, Kei Haniya, and numerous other Instagram users. Comes in a particularly cute 30ml (1oz) square jar.

Colors available:
700 Black, 548 Blue Violet, 640 Bluish Green, 657 Bronze Green, 411 Burnt Sienna, 318 Carmine, 233 Chartreuse, 738 Cold Grey, 602 Deep Green, 706 Deep Grey, 407 Deep Ochre, 237 Deep Orange, 202 Deep Yellow, 654 Fir Green, 656 Forest Green, 231 Gold Ochre, 600 Green, 205 Lemon Yellow, 601 Light Green, 236 Light Orange, 361 Light Rose, 201 Light Yellow, 337 Magenta, 580 Pastel Blue, 666 Pastel Green, 381 Pastel Red, 390 Pastel Rose, 226 Pastel Yellow, 422 Red Brown, 545 Red Violet, 259 Sand Yellow, 245 Saffron Yellow, 334 Scarlet, 416 Sepia, 578 Sky Blue, 665 Spring Green, 522 Turquoise Blue, 506 Ultramarine Deep, 505 Ultramarine Light, 507 Ultramarine Violet, 311 Vermillion, 718 Warm Grey, 100 White.

Also available as sets (I153-S5, I153-S10) and sample size jars (SA-I153)

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I37. McCaffery's Penman's Ink
I37. McCaffery’s Penman’s Ink
1 oz. jar.

Formulated for the pointed pen which is used for Spencerian, Copperplate, etc, not for the broad-edged pen used for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic), etc.

The black ink is an oak gall ink which was developed with the help of leading penmen of today to provide an ink similar to that used during America’s golden age of Ornamental Penmanship in the 19th and 20th centuries. With a newly opened bottle, The black ink writes brown but turns a dense black. Good for fine hairlines.

(Colors and whites are not oak gall inks).

Choose from Ivory, White, Indigo Blue, Green, Brown, Red, Red-Violet, Black, Glossy Black.
Prices of colors vary.

I37. McCaffery's Ink color chart

Click to read what Michael Sull has to say about using McCaffery's

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I13. FW Artists Ink
FW Acrylic Artists Ink. 38 colors. For dip pen, brush, and technical pens (but not fountain pens). Pigmented, water-resistant. Lightfastness: either 3 (permanent) or 4 ( highly permanent) star rating. Fully intermixable. Can be thinned (with water) for washes which dry water-resistant and additional painting or lettering can be done on top without bleeding or intermixing of colors. In addition to paper & board, will bond to glass, leather, ceramic & wood.

1oz (30ml) glass bottle.

Antelope Brown 222
Emerald Green 335
Flame Orange 687
Flame Red 517
Flesh Tint 578
Indian Yellow 643
Indigo 127
Lemon Yellow 651
Light Green 348
Marine Blue 151
Olive Green 363
Process Cyan 120
Process Magenta 412
Process Yellow 675
Prussian Blue 134
Purple Lake 437
Raw Sienna 669
Red Earth 554
Rowney Blue 119
Sap Green 375
Scarlet 567
Turquoise 145
Yellow Ochre 663

These shimmering inks are a pearl white with an iridescence of the color.
Shimmering Blue 711
Shimmering Red 713
Shimmering Gold 709
Shimmering Green 714

New Fluorescent Colors: Click here to see the fluorescent FW colors.
Blue 100
Orange 653
Pink 538
Red 544
Yellow 681

FW Artist Acrylic Color Chart

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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.

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

FW Pearlescent Ink Color Chart

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

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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I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink
I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink.

A superior dye ink primarily for fountain pen use. Will flow dependably. If ink has dried in pen, soak the pen in plain water. Non-waterproof.

Choose from these colors in a 2oz glass bottle: Brilliant Black, Royal Blue, Brilliant Brown, Violet, Brilliant Red, Turquoise

Choose this color in a 1oz glass bottle: Dark Green

I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink Color Chart

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I142. Richtone Color Ink
I142. Richtone Color Inks.

Limited quantites

These vibrant new inks come in a range of over 20 colors. They are pigment-based, and all but one color passed our lightfastness test of two weeks in a south facing window in North Carolina (Peach changed color). They have some water resistance when compared to Higgins Eternal, but are not waterproof like acrylic inks. The ink worked well on a range of papers and pads commonly used for calligraphy (Rhodia, Boris, and Strathmore 400). 1oz, leak-proof plastic bottle.

Specify color: Antique Yellow, Avocado, Bright Green, Brilliant Orange, Bronze (not metallic), Burgundy, Charcoal Grey, Cobalt Blue, Deep Purple, Fire Engine Red, Forest Green, Golden Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Lilac, Magenta, Midnight Blue, Navy, Peach, Plum, Rust Orange, Teal, Turquoise.

Emerald Green, Raspberry, and Scarlet are no longer available.

For sample size jars, see item SA-I142-S.

Click here to see a color chart.

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I07. Calli Ink
Calli Ink

Pigmented, waterproof ink for fountain pen and dip pen use. Colors are brighter and more opaque than dye ink such as Pelikan 4001, but less so than gouache. Specify color. 1oz.

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I109. Bombay India Inks
Bombay India Inks

Bombay India Inks are highly pigmented, dry waterproof and lightfast. Black & White are opaque. Like most color inks, the other colors have varying degrees of opacity.
This ink works well with brush and pen and can also be used for background washes. Adheres to almost any surface including paper, wood, plastic, vinyl, and board.

24 colors 1 oz. dropper bottle.

Pen cleaner is 2 oz in plastic (non-dropper) bottle. Bombay Pen Cleaner is a general purpose pen cleaner for dye and pigmented inks, watercolor or acrylic. Non-corrosive & non-toxic. Dip or soak pen parts and nibs.

Colors available:

Bright Red
Cherry Red
Golden Yellow
Grass Green
Red Violet
Terra Cotta
Van Dyke Brown
Yellow Ochre
Pen Cleaner (see above for description)

Color Chart

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I23. Bokuju Vermillion Ink
Bokuju Vermilion
2 oz.

A dense, opaque waterproof color that is easy to write with. In an orange plastic bottle.

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