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Inky T O D - Color Swatches - Ambers, Yellows And Golds - Please Post Your Pictures And Tell Us Your Thoughts


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#1 amberleadavis

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 01:30

Members ask ... What is the best Yellow or Gold for (insert purpose).  (We don't have to talk about the BEST Amber, but feel free to discuss the best amber ink). This thread is not for comparisons or detailed reviews.  Merely for you to show us some of your samples.
 
Also, some Yellows are actually orange or green, and some golds are nearly brown so let's not get too crazy with eliminating colors.  If it looks Yellow or Gold to you, put it here.
 
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BTW, Blue was here.
Brown was there.
Red was in the woods.
Did you ask about violet (or was it vioLeNt) purples?
Green was leafing us.
Orange is bouncing around.
Black is back.
Here be Pink.
Yellow is Spot On.


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 01:58

Oddly subdued color, but the fragrance of French orange-flower water is very pleasing (to me).  Reminds me of Proust's madeleines...   ;)

 

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 01:59

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#5 amberleadavis

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 02:18

Looking good!  I think we have to add Hoppesbruin and Edelstein Amber.


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 02:31

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:03

VeryNice.


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:03

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:03

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:03

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:03

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:04

And some fade results.

 

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:12



Looking good!  I think we have to add Hoppesbruin and Edelstein Amber.

 

I've got an image for Hoppjuesbruin --Edelstein Amber tomorrow...

 

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:13

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Like this one a lot!



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Posted 04 January 2015 - 04:05

This thread is hurting my eyes! 



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Posted 04 January 2015 - 05:53

I don't know where this one should belong: amber? green? yellow? brown?...

 

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#18 amberleadavis

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 07:01

Probably all of the above and maybe even green?


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 10:48

Sadly I only use such colours to mix with as I find them really difficult to read.  :unsure:

 

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NOODLER'S APACHE SUNSET - Incredible shading properties.

 

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ROHRER & KLINGNER HELIANTHUS - A lovely bright warm yellow. A few drops or 0.5ml will add tons of warmth to an otherwise "dull" mix.



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Posted 04 January 2015 - 13:56

Lovely topic! Helianthus and Apache Sunset are on my 'hit list' now.

 

And the Akkerman... they're based in the Hague, right? Haagsche Hopjes - takes me right back to a happy month spent there a long time ago... some of the nicest confectionery in the known universe, as long as you like coffee. I must say though that I'm not sure the ink is quite the same colour as the Hopjes!


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