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#421 Tessy Moon

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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:40

Is this the right kind on onion skin paper you meant?

 

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Posted 16 October 2014 - 23:08

That's not a bad price, and check out the review:

 

5.0Like Buttah!
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By MamaShutterbug from Bay Area, CA

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Doesn't bleed
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Comments about Paper Store 24/7 Onion Skin White Paper - 8 1/2 x 11 in 9 lb Bond Smooth 500 per Ream:
This paper is wonderful for fountain pens. It is hard to find and it is great it is here. The finish is smooth, it doesn't bleed and makes ink pop. I wish it came in more colors. I am certain any writer or artist who needs onion skin paper will find this meets their needs beautifully.
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 23:12

I saw that review too!

 

It is on my wish list now!  :)


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Posted 17 October 2014 - 01:29

I think I might pick up a sample pack of that Onion Skin in the next couple weeks. 



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Posted 20 October 2014 - 05:15

Maybe we should pitch in a buy it. The shipping is the same cost as the paper.


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Posted 20 October 2014 - 14:47

I don't know what you guys are talking about, but if it gives sheen, I'll take a couple of sheets if someone wants to sell me some.
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Posted 21 October 2014 - 20:50

This thread is amazing.  I had no idea there was such a variety of sheen out there!



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Posted 27 October 2014 - 00:26

Not sure if it's been mentioned yet but Montblanc Honore de Balzac exhibits quite a nice red sheen. Definitely one of my favorite inks overall, if only Montblanc could offer it as a standard option. 

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 08:43

I see on Sach's list of sheeny inks (on page 12??), that there is a question mark next to Private Reserve Blue Suede.  I have used this ink with no sheen visible for a little while (really love the colour) but last night I was writing a letter (Sheaffer diamond fine nib - no sheen) and decided to write the address on my envelope with a copperplate dip nib… I was so excited to see the sheen forming as the ink dried!!

 

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I started a separate thread about my discovery but thought I'd come and add it to this thread as well. The sheen is really lovely.

 

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(written on Tomoe River Paper)


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Posted 07 November 2014 - 12:35

Awesome Callique .... I had no idea about Blue Suede..

 

Here below is my sheen comparison...  I always stated that BlackStone Red Cashmere can kick Rouge Hematite out of the park....  proof below.

 

Red Cashmere is a deep dark red, the whole thing sheens like crazy on most papers...

 

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 13:08

Awesome Callique .... I had no idea about Blue Suede..

 

Here below is my sheen comparison...  I always stated that BlackStone Red Cashmere can kick Rouge Hematite out of the park....  proof below.

 

Red Cashmere is a deep dark red, the whole thing sheens like crazy on most papers...

Claudia!!!! Is this awesomeness available somewhere???!!! :drool:


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Posted 07 November 2014 - 13:48

Yes, Cyber6, I'm curious too, I tried to google Red Cashmere ink and I'm not coming up with anything...



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Posted 07 November 2014 - 14:04

It is the powdered ink from Australian company JustWrite. Some of us have been testing it, but it's not on the market yet. It's called Susemai powdered ink.
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Posted 07 November 2014 - 15:15

It is the powdered ink from Australian company JustWrite. Some of us have been testing it, but it's not on the market yet. It's called Susemai powdered ink.

 

Well... actually the real name is BlackStone... SuSeMai was the "Code Name" (Super Secret Maker of Ink)   ;)

 

 

 

The BlackStone Powder Inks were unveiled during the Toronto Pen Show (follow the link in my signature) ... they will be soon on the market.  They are the most amazing inks with the most amazing properties.  Lots of reviews and testing on the Inky Thoughts thread.  Look for Red Cashmere, Blue Cashmere and Black Cashmere,

 

If you feel like you need them NOW... drop a line to Kevin at JustWrite.com.au and gently beg for it.   :D

 

 

 

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 17:07

Thank you!!!! :thumbup:
I can wait, no problem with that, but I'll keep this on top of my list for sure!
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Posted 07 November 2014 - 17:18

That onionskin paper is gorgeous!  I think I'll buy some to offer in my etsy shop for pen pal letters, if it holds up for printing like the reviews say it does!


where to get the ink & info about my reviews!

 

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Posted 08 November 2014 - 01:26

Just want to say I love this thread and spend a good deal of the time I should put to studying and working on papers scrolling through these many pages of SHEEN. Here is my contribution to this hoard. They are ink splatters of Namiki Blue which has this beautiful reddish sheen (strangely reminiscent of ballpoint ink) taken with a cell camera.

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Posted 08 November 2014 - 03:41

 

Well... actually the real name is BlackStone... SuSeMai was the "Code Name" (Super Secret Maker of Ink)   ;)

 

 

 

The BlackStone Powder Inks were unveiled during the Toronto Pen Show (follow the link in my signature) ... they will be soon on the market.  They are the most amazing inks with the most amazing properties.  Lots of reviews and testing on the Inky Thoughts thread.  Look for Red Cashmere, Blue Cashmere and Black Cashmere,

 

If you feel like you need them NOW... drop a line to Kevin at JustWrite.com.au and gently beg for it.   :D

 

 

 

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Been lurking for a while now, but I have to say that sheen's so good that I just sent him an email asking for samples. Oh man. Good thing I live in Australia...?



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Posted 25 November 2014 - 18:49

I was messing around on some cheap paper with PR Black Magic Blue, and look what popped up! (Sorry for the potato)

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 23:37

Riayian:

 

JustWrite has been having some internet issues - if you didn't get a response to your previous email, try again now.


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Posted 30 November 2014 - 23:51

I have some Sailor sheeny friends to share! Paper is Hobonichi memo book with Tomoe River paper and a 3.7mm grid. 

 

First up is Grenade:

 

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Next, I've got Shigure. I found that I didn't get too much sheen out of it at first, but now that I am at the very end of a fill, running on fumes etc, it's a sheen monster!

 

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 Like, this is what the normal colour is:

 

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 Here's a start-of-a-fill vs end-of-a-fill comparison.

 

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And some Yama-Dori for good luck, though I can't wait until THAT ink can do once the pen is running low:

 

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Posted 01 December 2014 - 06:48

Another shot of Yama-Dori:

 

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Posted 01 December 2014 - 07:13

Great job!  I love seeing these.


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Posted 06 December 2014 - 07:34

Does anyone else find that the places where the ink has sheen looks strange straight on?  I went to write with a pen filled with Oku-Yama a few days ago, and for the first paragraph or so, it was drying brown rather than the lovely red.  This pen had sat for several days without being used, and it is near the end of a fill.  I actually tried to Google info about the ink turning brown, and then stumbled on this thread.  I slanted that page to look at from the side, and sure enough, the brown parts are a lovely sheen!  But it's only lovely from the side.  (Btw, this is on boring notebook paper.  Can't help but wonder what it would have done on Tomoe River that day.)

 

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Posted 06 December 2014 - 17:48

I agree.


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Posted 14 December 2014 - 13:23

Not sure if it has been mentioned here yet -  forgive me if it has -  but Diamine's Steel Blue has an even more impressive sheen on Tomoe River Paper than Yama-dori (I didn't think that would be possible!)