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Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set

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Description

Pearl Ex is a metallic/pearlescent, archival mica pigment.

How to make metallic calligraphy ink using Pearl Ex Pigments and powdered Gum Arabic.

  1. Mix 4 parts of Pearl Ex pigment and 1-part Gum Arabic. Add water slowly and stir to an ink-like consistency.
  2. Stir until evenly mixed.

Example Recipe:
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
1/4 teaspoon Gum Arabic (white powder)
1 teaspoon water

Note:
Ink with thinner consistency will lie flat on the paper when dry. Thicker consistencies will stand up and have a raised texture on the paper when dry.

Short list of nibs that work well with Pearl Ex:

  • Nikko G
  • Zebra G
  • Hunt 22B and Hunt 101
  • Brause 361 and Rose
  • Leonardt DPG, DP30, Crown and Principal EF

Contents:

3 x 2.25g jars of Gum Arabic.

9 x 3g jars of Pearl Ex Powdered Pigment with the following colors:

694 rose gold

694 Rose Gold

663_silver

663 Silver

651_pearlwhite

651 Pearl White

691_solargold

691 Solar Gold

658_aztecgold

658 Aztec Gold

645_greylavendar

645 Grey Lavender

687 trueblue

687 True Blue

654_superrusset

654 Super Russet

643 pinkgold

643 Pink Gold

648_gumarabic

3 x 648 Gum Arabic