Over on Bien Fait Calligraphy's blog, Joi Hunt gives a great run down in her post Dr. Ph. Dr. Ph. All in all, I find this combination to be a great rose gold ink! It does require frequent stirring, because the metallic pigment particles are heavier than the medium (they will settle to the bottom of the jar), which can be tedious on larger envelope projects. Designed especially for calligraphy, to accent watercolour work, or anywhere where you need to add a magical shine and shimmer that only pigment-based iridescent colour can provide. all content copyright Bien Fait Calligraphy LLC 2017, be kind | don't steal | credit the artist. Copperplate Gold is a great gold ink option. Dr. Ph. Great for use on paper and board. Martin's Iridescent Copperplate Gold, a staple acrylic gold ink in many a calligrapher's tool kit, including my own. As with the other Pearl Ex shades, it can be added to several types of mediums (ink and paint). Martin's Iridescent Copperplate Gold, a staple acrylic gold ink in many a calligrapher's tool kit, including my own. It flows wonderfully from most nibs, and as with any acrylic based ink, it stands up very well to postal service processing machines and water. Copperplate Gold is a great gold ink option. Made from the finest ground pigments, the colour intensity gives you the ability to cover dark surfaces with a dynamic metallic colour. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Great for use with dip pens and brushes. Dr. Ph. Martin Copperplate Gold + Rose Gold Pearl Ex on why she likes Copperplate Gold (and how beautifully it can combine with Pearl Ex to create a stunning rose gold):. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Copper Plate Gold. Your email address will not be published. These inks are designed specially for calligraphy, making them smooth-flowing and easy to use; no brushing on your nib required. Made from the finest ground pigments, the unmatched colour intensity of Dr. Ph. Dr. Ph. I wanted the calligrapher to be able to adjust the color to match any foil or ink from a printer. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours dries smooth with no start and stop marks. I use a jumbo sized dinky dip, fill it about 2/3 full, then added in total about 1 tsp of Rose Gold Pearl Ex, adding and stirring slowly. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours are shimmering, highly reflective colours that are lightfast, waterproof, archival, and permanent. The mixture ends up a bit thicker, so I added 3 drops of rubbing alcohol to thin it out. I find it takes quite a bit, like A LOT, of Rose Gold Pearl Ex mixed with Copperplate Gold to achieve a nice pink color, but once you get there, it's really beautiful. The addition of Pearl Ex makes the ink stand up from the paper just a wee bit more, so you get that nice tacile quality while running your fingers over the dried ink. Dr. Martin's Iridescent Colors, Copperplate Gold - These shimmering colors are highly reflective, waterproof, lightfast, non-toxic, and permanent. When I developed Rose Gold Pearl Ex, I wanted it to be a versatile color. My next few blog posts will feature how to customize Rose Gold Pearl Ex with other mediums to achieve a custom color. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours are shimmering, highly reflective colours that are lightfast, waterproof, archival, and permanent. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours gives you the ability to cover dark surfaces with a dynamic range of metallic colour. I created a color with a heavy rose base, so that you can add gold, copper, or bronze Pearl Ex pigments as needed. It flows wonderfully from most nibs, and as with any acrylic based ink, it stands up very well to postal service processing machines and water. Purchase. Dr. Ph. First up: Dr. Ph. Dr. Ph. Martin's SKU: 3874 Categories: Calligraphy Supplies, Essentials, Inks & Pigments Tag: Dr. Ph. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours are shimmering, highly reflective colours that are lightfast, waterproof, archival, and permanent. Your email address will not be published. Copperplate Gold is a great gold ink option. I always add Brilliant Gold Pearl Ex to Copperplate Gold to add an extra dimension of shimmer...bling bling! The shimmer boost from adding Pearl Ex is gorgeous! Made from the finest ground pigments, the colour intensity of Dr. Ph. Scribblers, North East Suffolk Business Centre, Pinbush Road, Lowestoft, NR33 7NQ, UK, Speedball ‘LC’ Style Nibs – (Left-handed), Kuretake Calligraphy Chalk Pastel Colours, Schmincke Finest Artist’s Calligraphy Gouache. First up:  Dr. Ph. Sign up and get your FREE copy of 50 Calligraphy Tips, Be the first to review “Dr Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours – Copperplate Gold (30ml)”. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colours gives you the ability to cover dark surfaces with a dynamic metallic colour. Required fields are marked *. Adding Pearl Ex to Copperplate Gold will sacrifice some line quality (vs water based ink), in that there is some loss of crisp hairline transitions, especially underturns.