Which inks work best on handmade paper? Testing Rohrer & Klingner ink
If you're looking for the best ink to use on your handmade paper, look no further! Today I'm going to talk all about my favorite – Rohrer & Klingner ink. Not only does it work wonders when used with handmade paper, but it's also a great option for those who want to make sure their writing stands out and lasts.
With its unique blend of pigments and resins, this ink is known around the world as one of crafters' top choices – and as someone who uses Rohrer & Klingner regularly myself, I can definitely attest to its outstanding quality.
So, not only am I happy to provide some insight into why this particular ink may be right for you: but based on experiences using it (which span many years), rest assured that if you do choose it you'll be very pleased indeed!
Exploring the benefits of using Rohrer & Klingner ink on handmade paper
Last year I tested several nibs on handmade paper, and this year I decided to explore inks. Those of you who pay attention may recall that I often use the sepia ink from Rohrer & Klingner. Recently, though, I discovered that there are multiple colors available and immediately ordered a selection, so I could try them out.
To my delight, it worked just as great as my usual ink on handmade paper! The wide array of vibrant colors are perfect for bright notes or subtle shading. It's quickly becoming my go-to for handmade paper projects.
The perfect pairing: Rohrer & Klingner inks and handmade paper from Eliv Rosenkranz
As mentioned earlier, I frequently use Rohrer & Klingner ink in sepia, so I was excited to discover the variety of colors. To get the best results, it is important to use the right nib, and I opted for the Brause & Co No. 33 M this time around.
The Brause & Co No. 33 M nib is a high-quality, extremely fine writing nib and is perfect for handmade paper. Boasting a conical-shaped nib holder, it combines flexibility and control. This type of nib allows for a smooth and comfortable writing experience, allowing the text to flow effortlessly!
After testing all the colors with it, I'm confident that Rohrer & Klingner has created some of the most beautiful handmade paper inks available on the market today.
Achieve professional quality and finest details using the right nib
Using the appropriate nib with Rohrer & Klingner ink on handmade paper is essential for achieving your desired result. The type of nib chosen can have a significant impact on the writing experience, as well as the outcome of the written piece.
The Brause & Co No. 31 M nib is ideal for handwritten works on handmade paper. It has an exceptionally fine point and delivers an almost effortless flow to the written words. Its conical shape provides flexibility and control, and it's perfect for capturing delicate details with minimal smudging or feathering. This makes it a great choice for creating both thick and thin lines in calligraphy, lettering and drawing alike.
For even finer strokes, choose the Fluma Cervantes Baignol Farjon Depose M Nib. Its extra-fine point is specifically designed to work perfectly on textured surfaces like handmade paper, providing sharp precision without compromising line quality or accuracy. Whether you're crafting invitation cards or intricate designs, this nib will deliver results that look professional every time!
Looking for more? Read my blogpost the easiest nib for beginners
Unlock your creativity with Rohrer & Klingner inks
Rohrer & Klingner inks are the perfect choice for creating beautiful handmade paper projects. With a smooth and creamy consistency, they produce consistent lines that flow quickly and accurately from the nib of your choice.
Whether you're crafting delicate filigree or bold calligraphic lines, you'll have complete control over the details with these inks. And thanks to its unique formula, it won't smudge or bleed on the paper, making it ideal for use on both traditional paper and handmade creations.
And with an impressive range of colors to choose from, you're sure to find a hue to suit every occasion!
The benefits of Rohrer & Klingner inks at a glance
- Consistent flow for a smooth writing experience
- Quick-drying formula prevents smudging and fading
- Variable line widths depending on writing speed – perfect for intricate designs
- Doesn’t bleed on paper, making it ideal for use on handmade papers
- Wide selection of colors to choose from
A match made in artistic heaven
In conclusion, Rohrer & Klingner inks are a fantastic choice for anyone who wants to take their artwork or writing to the next level. With their consistent flow and quick-drying formula, these inks are perfect for creating intricate designs on any paper stock. And when used on handmade paper like ours, the results are truly stunning.
Overall, I can confidently say that I have not come across any other ink that is as enjoyable to work with on our handmade paper as Rohrer & Klingner inks. Whether you're an artist or just someone who enjoys writing, these inks are sure to elevate your creative experience.
I highly recommend trying out Rohrer & Klingner inks for yourself and experimenting with different color combinations to see what works best for you. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting out, these inks are sure to impress. In the coming weeks, I'll be testing out their various colors and letting you know which combinations I love most.
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