I have been looking forwards to trying this ink. Since Scrittura Bolognese (ScriBo) started to produce their own line of dye based inks there has been the question over whether any were from the old OMAS catalogue. Having a treasured bottle of green, which is gradually being used up, I was interested to see if Verde Bosco was the same as it is only one of two greens presently in the range, with the other being the far lighter Prato.Continue reading
There is something very right about an ink from a Mediterranean country being a vibrant orange. It is the colour of sun, summer, warmth, and happiness. Named after the orange growing region of Sicily, this pigment based ink does feel very appropriately named.Continue reading
When ScriBo was launched there was the question over ink. Would there be any, after all OMAS had a decent range. The answer appeared to arrive with the launch if their first regular pen, the Feel. The first ones bought directly from ScriBo came with a 20ml bottle of a blue-grey ink. One of the two colour options for the new pen, as well as being used for corporate media. It would seem inks would be just round the corner. Time passed.Continue reading
I’m not really an ink collector yet I have managed to amass a few. Part of this was due to trying to find the ‘right’ inks for me before I discovered that in the UK The Writing Desk sold samples (Pure/Niche/Pelikan Pens also do so). It may also sound odd that this area of our hobby is not my scene to those who know me from pen clubs as I actually do enjoy swabbing inks and presently have three Coloring card decks on the go covering around 200 tests.Continue reading
Let’s be honest. It was not just the textured pattern of the Kumpoo limited edition 3776 Century pen from Platinum that made it so popular. It was also the turquoise colour. A colour that did not quite match any of the inks out there. Except …..