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Metallic & Iridescent Ink

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I27. Dr. Martin's Spectralite Ink 18 carat gold
Dr. Martin's Spectralite 18 carat Gold 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. Lightfast, archival, and permanent fine artist pigment. 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; this has more of a reddish tint
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.

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

Super Russet and Red Russet have been discontinued.

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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I139-4. Pearl Ex Pigments - 4oz.
I139. Pearl Ex Pigment Powder
4 oz.

July 2019: Aztec Gold is currently out of stock for this size.

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.

Choose Color:
Rose Gold
Brilliant Gold
Solar Gold
Aztec Gold
Supper Copper

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.

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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