Pilot Momiji

色彩雫 紅葉 iroshizuku momiji Today I will review PILOT iroshizuku momiji ink.  I bought this ink awhile back and have been using it in my new Kuretake No.40 (pen review coming soon).  PILOT is a Japanese manufacturer of writing instruments and inks.  They use Japanese words as part of their branding so let’s learn the meaning of these words.  Iroshizuku 「いろしずく」 【色彩雫】 means color drop(s).  Momiji 「もみじ」【紅葉】 means crimson leaves or the [...]

Kuretake No.50

Sable Hair Brush Pen I am finally able to give you a review of the Kuretake No 50. Writing with a brush pen is a whole new skill set as you must have more control to ensure stroke quality. I am by no means an expert on the technique so I will not cover how to write with a brush pen. I will talk about the construction of the No 50 and my experience of use. This brush pen has a natural sable (weasel) hair tip and a brass body coated with acrylic.  This gives a solid feel and a very controllable [...]
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