Throwback Thursday: Tactile Turn Gist Titanium EF + Noodler's Raven Black

Continuing on the summer theme for Throwback Thursday,  we take a look back at another pen + ink combo from my July line-up.  Now, I’ve had in my mind to do a fulsome review of Noodler’s Raven Black so this Throwback will have a little more than usual. 

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Currently Inked: October 2016

I’m posting my pen & ink line-up a later than originally planned.  I had hoped that a new pen that shipped out at the end of September would have arrived in time to join the October line-up.  I decided to go ahead and post my Currently Inked for October and do an addendum for the new pen.

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Chinese Cacography: 汽車 Car

It's been awhile since I last posted a Chinese Cacography. Here's a simple one. Akkerman Shocking Blue has amazing sheen - even on this Baron Fig paper which is a bit absorbent. I wish I could photograph the sheening quality better.

**Pen:** Omas Ogiva Alba EF Extra Flessibile  
**Ink:** Akkerman Shocking Blue

**Brush:** Kuretake No. 8 Brush Pen  
**Ink:** Kuretake Black

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Chinese Cacography: 修訂 Revise

It's interesting that Tokiwa-Matsu looks flat green on Baron Fig paper. Definitely a sign of it's absorbency compared to certain Travelers Notebook, Rhodia or Tomoe River papers.

Pen: Franklin-Christoph Model 45 IPO Masuyama M Cursive Italic

Ink: Sailor Jentle Tokiwa-Matsu

Brush: Kuretake No. 8 Brush Pen

Ink: Kuretake Black

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Throwback Thursday: First Look at Platinum Natural Weasel Hair Brush Pen and Platinum Black

Pen:       Platinum Natural Weasel Hair Brush Pen

Ink:        Platinum Black

Paper:   Rhodia No. 16 Grid

I've posted a fair number of "Chinese Cacography" posts now.  They all feature the Platinum brush pen.  I was fascinated that they made brush pens that used ink cartridges.  I picked one up as I thought it would be a fun way to extend the use of fountain pen ink.

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