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#1 visvamitra

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Posted 13 January 2014 - 07:38

It's my first ink comparison on FPN, I hope you'll find it useful. 
 
1. Swabs 
 
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2. Ink splash
 
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3. Traces left on kitchen towel
 
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Posted 13 January 2014 - 09:44

Nice to see all the colors in one place.

 

Thanks for sharing.



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Posted 14 January 2014 - 15:46

A great, comparative review. It's given me more to think about before I visit them in April. Nice to see the colours like this as well.


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Posted 14 January 2014 - 17:09

Thank you!

I'm a MASSIVE fan of their No 10 and am really keen to try out a few more.

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What's your favourite ?



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Posted 14 January 2014 - 20:19

A great, comparative review. It's given me more to think about before I visit them in April. Nice to see the colours like this as well.

I too think that the colour comparison is nice and up to very persuasive, but... what does that have to do with Amstel, Hertog Jan, or Grolsch ?


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Posted 14 January 2014 - 20:39

Thank you for this!
I only have the Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indigo, but I really enjoy it!

It shades very nicely.


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Posted 14 January 2014 - 21:51

I'm glad you find it interesting :) My list (from the one I like most to the one I rather dislike) is as follows: 24, 5, 3, 18, 13, 22, 23, 8, 7, 27, 9, 15, 17. 

 

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 22:47

BINGO !

 

(Sorry, couldn't resist)



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Posted 14 January 2014 - 23:47

Thanks for the post. I think you've sold me on #24.

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 23:02

Welcome to FPN and great first start!


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 04:18

Great sample!


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Posted 11 February 2014 - 11:30

Are these samples, or do you actually have the bottles?


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#13 visvamitra

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 14:24

Those are samples from the bottles I had in my hands.



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Posted 11 February 2014 - 17:22

Many thanks for the overview. It includes a couple of my current favourites.



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Posted 01 April 2014 - 18:43

Here are some of the results of the 2012 fade tests.

 

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Here it is originally

 

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 18:44

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 18:45

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 18:46

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 23:18

I don't have scans to share, but I just got a bottle of Akkerman Treves Turquoise and one of Akkerman Oranje Boven.

The Treves Turquoise is reallyreallyreally close to the Diamine Aqua Blue, and the Oranje Boven is reallyreallyreally close to the Diamine Orange.  I'm seeing them in the light of near dusk, though, so maybe I'll be able to tell a difference in strong daylight, but so far, they look so close as to be virtually identical (Oranje to orange, and turquoise to aqua, that is). 

Nice colors, both.  Hardly any shading at all, though. 



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