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Poll: Diamine Eau De Nil (62 member(s) have cast votes)

Please choose the best designation for this ink.

  1. Blue. (35 votes [56.45%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 56.45%

  2. Turquoise. (27 votes [43.55%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 43.55%

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#1 Sandy1

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 23:43

Hi,

I decided to post these quick samples of the recently released Diamine 'Eua de Nil' prior to posting a full Review. In part, I seek your suggestion as to its designation: Turquoise or Blue?

I hope this satisfies some curiosity, though I hope no one minds terribly that detailed responses shall be postponed until the Review is posted.

Grey Scale:
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Swabs:
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Edited by Sandy1, 20 March 2012 - 01:10.

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#2 dcpritch

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 23:53

I'm looking at the color on my iPhone so maybe it will look different tomorrow on my computer monitor. But I'd say that ink is so perfectly situated between blue and turquoise as to be equidistant from both. I didn't vote as there wasn't a category for "bluequoise" or "neither".
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Posted 19 March 2012 - 23:56

One or two scans show Eau de nil as slightly greenish, but this and other scans look like a pale version of Diamine Indigo.

Anyway, even those of us who don't like blue inks look forward to one of your astounding reviews!

#4 saintsimon

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 01:45

Bluquoise of course Posted Image

What do you think: how close is Akkerman Diep-Duinwaterblauw to Eau Ne Nil?

Edited by saintsimon, 20 March 2012 - 02:06.


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Posted 20 March 2012 - 02:32

Even before I saw the first reply to your post, I thought - it's both! Another vote for "bluequoise". Looking forward to your review!
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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:37

I voted for blue, but after looking at it again I would definitely agree that it's "bluequoise."

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 06:37

Teal blue, maybe?

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:12

Bluequoise????

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 13:32

I think it's a pale blue. With a green tint, of course. Diluted, it looks like watered silk or moire.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 13:35

Bluequoise-grey, at least on my monitor.

I don't care for washed out looking inks so I'm not feeling the love.

If I imagine correctly (?) it looks to me like a very washed out Bad Blue Heron. :glare:

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 20:05

I'm definitely leaning towards calling it blue.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 21:05

Yesterday, I thought it was blue. Today, I think it's light teal. Tomorrow, ?

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 21:11

Blue with a 'touch' of green. That to me, is a completely different thing to turquoise; hence my vote.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 23:04

Blechquoise? How about "Eww de Nil"? "Ku-Jaku, The Morning After"?

It looks unattractive to me, at least from the swabs. I'll be interested to see how the writing samples look in the actual review.

Edited by geoduc, 20 March 2012 - 23:51.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 00:20

Reminds me of Noodler's Blue Black in the Pentel brush pen. Yum!

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 00:31

Is the name "Water of the Nile"?

I'd call it aqua and be done with it.
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Posted 01 April 2012 - 11:35

Hi,

The Ink Review appears HERE

Bye,
S1

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 14:46

Is the name "Water of the Nile"?

I'd call it aqua and be done with it.



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PS -- on my screen it's greenish blue in most of the scans, so I agree with JonSzanto on "aqua".... (Too pale to be considered turquoise, IMO)
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Posted 01 April 2012 - 17:41

To my eye it is more blue than turquoise.
Not at all what I expected from "the smell of nothing."

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 18:19

Is the name "Water of the Nile"?


Yes, that's the translation of "Eau de Nil".

#21 saintsimon

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 21:37

Yes, but if one does a quick search, "Eau de Nil" designates a different coulour, a yellowish light green. Posted Image

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 17:18

Yes, but if one does a quick search, "Eau de Nil" designates a different coulour, a yellowish light green. Posted Image

Hi,

Many thanks for the added information. :thumbup:

My online search missed the colour designation;
perhaps a spelling/syntax error gave a GIGO result.

Yet no-one mentioned seeing the swab colour as "
yellowish light green". (?)

Bye,
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Posted 03 April 2012 - 19:05


Yes, but if one does a quick search, "Eau de Nil" designates a different coulour, a yellowish light green. Posted Image

Hi,

Many thanks for the added information. :thumbup:

My online search missed the colour designation;
perhaps a spelling/syntax error gave a GIGO result.

Yet no-one mentioned seeing the swab colour as "
yellowish light green". (?)

Bye,
S1


The ink doesn't look to me much like the colour I get from a search on "Eau de Nil". Now the question is: which colour is a more accurate representation of the Nile River? :hmm1: