Mix your own metallic colours with this set of Pearl Ex 32 colour set, Gum Arabic and Squat Jar.
Pearl Ex is a metallic/pearlescent, archival mica pigment.
How to make metallic calligraphy ink using Pearl Ex Pigments and powdered Gum Arabic.
- Mix 4 parts of Pearl Ex pigment and 1-part Gum Arabic. Add water slowly and stir to an ink-like consistency.
- Stir until evenly mixed.
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
1/4 teaspoon Gum Arabic (white powder)
1 teaspoon water
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.