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Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set

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Original price £35.00
Original price £35.00 - Original price £35.00
Original price £35.00
Current price £20.00
£20.00 - £20.00
Current price £20.00
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 colours:

Rose Gold (694), Solar Gold (691), True Blue (687), Silver (663), Aztec Gold (658), Super Russet (654), Pearl White (651), Grey Lavender (645) and Pink Gold (643).