ExaClairUSA video: new Herbin Kyanite du Nepal Anniversary ink

Here is our official video showcasing the new Herbin 1798 Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal! In this short video you can see writing samples and ink splatters showcasing the color and shimmer of the ink, along with some gorgeous art made with this beautiful new ink. See the video here! Kyanite du Nepal will be […]

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Ed Jelley reviews the new Herbin Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal

Ed Jelley recently did a great review of the new Herbin 1798 Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal, which is a bright turquoise with silver shimmer and is coming out this month in the USA! Check out his review here for lots of photos of the ink, with writing samples showing the shading and shimmer. Be […]

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Give the gift of a personalized journal!

Our popular Habana notebooks can be personalized with a name, date, or short message on the cover. It’s the perfect, personal gift for Mother’s Day or graduation. These elegant journals are available with black, red, raspberry, orange, anise green, or turquoise covers, with lined or blank pages. The ivory paper is fountain pen friendly.   […]

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Clairefontaine Graf’Book demo video

This short video has demonstrations of art in the Clairefontaine Graf’Book notebooks using a variety of pens, markers, pencils, crayons, and other media. The white 100gsm paper is designed to work well with all inks without feathering or bleedthrough. The video explains the 6 different sizes and 2 layouts (portrait and landscape) of the Graf’Book […]

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Writing Wednesday: How do they make those gorgeous ink splatters in reviews?

On many fountain pen ink reviews you’ll see splatters of ink on a page. This shows the sheen/ shimmer of the ink, as well as shading and depth. Turns out there’s more to it than just dumping ink on the page; there’s a technique for applying the ink to the paper using a minimum amount […]

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30 Day Challenge update: How Tiffany is using her Trinote weekly planner

Tiffany was one of the winners of our 30 Day Challenge: Apps to Paper Planner Giveaway! She sent me some excellent photos of how she is using the Trinote weekly planner she won. She had this to say: I just wanted to give you a quick update on how I’ve been using the planner! I […]

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Quo Vadis planners love on Instagram!

There’s been lots of love for Quo Vadis planners on Instagram lately! Click through the links to see photos of everyone’s planners. Student athlete @menleystudies shows us how she uses her Minister weekly planner. Despite a hectic schedule of classes, studying, and training, she got all A’s her first semester at university! Congratulations! @jojo_eliece calls […]

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Sandra Bartholomew’s published book of her comics!

You might remember Sandra Bartholomew and her comics she draws in her Quo Vadis Scholar weekly planner (which we featured here). She has turned these comics into a book! BEGIN AGAIN – Quo Vadis (Where are you going?) is available now from blurb.com. The book is a unique take on comics; the daily sketches become […]

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Writing Wednesday: Writers and their notebooks

In The Writers, The Artist, The Notebooks, Anna Iltnere interviewed five authors to ask them about their favorite notebooks and pens. She writes: For writers and artists who travel overseas, in reality or in their imaginations, a notebook is an island, somewhere to anchor, a map of thoughts, a memory tattooed on paper, sometimes a […]

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