Navy & An Impossible Gold

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I've been searching for a gold calligraphy ink for weeks, a task that's turned out to be a complete nightmare. Several different gold ink pot purchases, different calligraphy nibs, I even tried using gold paint for a while there. I never would have imagined it would be so tricky to get a good gold on navy combination! Above is the arsenal of golden tools I've amassed over the last few weeks, the Posca paint pen being the one I finally settled on. The flow was consistent and gave a good contrast on the navy, but the end result was a little more 'gel pen cursive' than I would have liked. If any calligraphers out there have the secret, I'm all ears!