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Platinum Mix Free Ink Recipes


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#1 phentrek

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Posted 09 July 2011 - 21:32

It appears that several people, me included, are ordering one of the various Platinum Mix Free sample kits available. I thought it might be a good idea to start a thread where people can share the recipes cooked up with these kits. I hope people will post sample pictures along with recipes for colors they've created using the kits.
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#2 AltecGreen

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Posted 09 July 2011 - 22:14

The basics: the binary combinations



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Notes: mixed using single drops of ink into an artist's palette to conserve ink. The pen was a flexible crisp italic dip nib with a crappy holder that was coming apart during the session. Switched to an oblique nib holder halfway through.

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Posted 09 July 2011 - 23:03

this is a great start!!!! Now let's see some fractional combinations and combos of three or more!!!



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Notes: mixed using single drops of ink into an artist's palette to conserve ink. The pen was a flexible crisp italic dip nib with a crappy holder that was coming apart during the session. Switched to an oblique nib holder halfway through.


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#4 AltecGreen

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Posted 09 July 2011 - 23:25

this is a great start!!!! Now let's see some fractional combinations and combos of three or more!!!



Here are some.




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Posted 10 July 2011 - 01:24

Nice work!
With the new FPN rules, now I REALLY don't know what to put in my signature.

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 03:21

A study in green

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A study in hot colors

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 05:14

Man oh man. Thought I would be able to resist these inks, but now I must have EB+SY.

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 06:22

Wow! This is great - must be a lot of work.

Thanks for your efforts and sharing.

Cheers

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 06:34

Greetings AG,

Thank you very much for posting this... BTW, please remind me to kill you later. ;)

So many beautiful combinations; I'll never know what to load my pen(s) with anymore! That QB + LG looks like a very close match to New York Central Jade, (an old railroad color I'm fond of).

All the best,

Sean :)

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 19:10

The basics: the binary combinations


*Keels over*

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 20:59

Altec, have you eaten and slept yet? LOL! I can picture you working feverishly on these like you are trying to find the cure for cancer. It's really obvious how much fun you are having. Has anyone checked the water-proofness of the basic bottles?

AG, did you only do that one with the dilutant ("DL") so far? I'm wondering how well that works.
With the new FPN rules, now I REALLY don't know what to put in my signature.

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 21:10

Actually, I have a good memory (I think), but I don't remember ever having seen such a fast and complete and overwhelming reply.

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Posted 11 July 2011 - 02:14

Orange to Red

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Chocolate and Caramel

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Dilution Study

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Posted 11 July 2011 - 02:34

Has anyone checked the water-proofness of the basic bottles?


+1
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Posted 11 July 2011 - 02:35

Yikes.
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Posted 11 July 2011 - 03:43

Has anyone checked the water-proofness of the basic bottles?


+1



Water resistant. Seems a bit better than Iroshizuku. They are not fully waterproof like Platinum's Carbon Black.

The words remain quite legible while wet even the color bleeds. It may become better if the ink has had time to really dry.

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Posted 11 July 2011 - 04:10

Oh wow - those are awesome - thank you for all the hard work and great pictures! I'm definitely going to have to at least get that super sample set... *pets the pretty colours*
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Posted 11 July 2011 - 09:17

Thank you very much for posting this... BTW, please remind me to kill you later. ;)


:lol: +1
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Posted 11 July 2011 - 09:37

No No! No!!
I have have enough trouble keeping my OCD in check with a single bottle of ink. (And some know what happens when I do something so simple as mix water with ink.)
Reckless enablers!
Abandon all hope!!
kushbaby was right again - the Zombie Apocalypse is nigh!!!
Eeek!

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Posted 11 July 2011 - 22:01

No No! No!!
I have have enough trouble keeping my OCD in check with a single bottle of ink. (And some know what happens when I do something so simple as mix water with ink.)
Reckless enablers!
Abandon all hope!!
kushbaby was right again - the Zombie Apocalypse is nigh!!!
Eeek!


I fully expect you to find/create your perfect brown now.
With the new FPN rules, now I REALLY don't know what to put in my signature.






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