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Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set

£47.99 £35.99

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Description

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

How to mix Pearl Ex

Watch this excellent YouTube How to Mix Pearl Ex Pigments video by Joi at bienfaitcalligraphy.com

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.

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