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Franklin Christoph Paper
Franklin-Christoph Firma-Flex Journal (3-Pack)
Interview With Paper Goods Designer Cat Seto
Inspired by a lifelong love of paper and one memorable trip to France, artist and author Cat Seto founded San Francisco’s Ferme à Papier—a collection of gift cards, planners, notepads, art prints, calendars, and more. Since then, the stat...
Everyday Pen/Ink on not so great papers?
Glad to see this new TALK area. Great place to share and explore. And maybe find some new ideas! Speaking of which, I am looking for a great pen/ink combo for everyday writing on copy/laser paper. You know, the stuff everyone uses.... Curr...
I got a sample of Noodler's x-feather for this situation, but haven't tried it yet. Most of the time I use my own...
Inks for journal writing
If you don't mind cleaning your pens a bit more often I would suggest an iron gall ink. Many modern IG inks dry very quickly and offer a great deal of water resistance. They tend to write a bit on the dry side so using them in a calligraphy nib should be perfect. I would look into Diamine Registrars, Rohrer & Klingner Salix or Sciabosa, or the old (2015 and prior) Montblanc Midnight Blue. KWZI also makes some very interesting IG inks although...
Thanks for the ink and paper suggestions! So far my Iroshuzuki ink is doing okay on Tomoe River paper
What's your grail pen?
Follow-up on the Franklin Christoph paper: shading inks like Diamine Ochre show tons of shading on this paper, too.