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Four Complex Shades Of Blue

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Poll: BLUES (86 member(s) have cast votes)

And the winner is

  1. KU-JAKU. Pilot Iroshizuku (25 votes [27.47%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 27.47%

  2. OMI-OSUN, L'Artisan Pastellier (15 votes [16.48%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 16.48%

  3. SYO-RO, Pilot Iroshizuku (6 votes [6.59%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.59%

  4. YAMA-DORI, Sailor (45 votes [49.45%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 49.45%

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#1 visvamitra

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 07:58

I find pure blues boring. However I immensely enjoy complex shades of blue, especially those mixed with green. I'd like to present few of my favourites. 

 

I compared four inks visible on unknown Jakcson Pollock's paintings that I've found in the cellar. Sotheby's workers say they may be worth 100 000 000 $, but I have special offer for you. I can exchange them for Graf von Faber-Castell Classic in Pernambuco :) 

 

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KU-JAKU (Pilot Iroshizuku)

 

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OMI OSUN (L'Artisan Pastellier)

 

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SYO-RO (Pilot Iroshizuku)

 

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YAMA DORI (Sailor)

 

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Text was written with Pilot 78 G, B nib.

 

1. SWABS 

Attention: nor scans nor photos were good. Treat these scans just as an approximation. 

 

 

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2. Few drops of ink on kitchen towel

 

 

 

 

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3. Text written with Pilot 78G on Oxford paper:

 

SCAN

 

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4. Text written in cheap notebook

 

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Order as on scan above:

 

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5. Text written on copy paper printed with dots:

 

PHOTO

 

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SCAN

 

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6. Text written in good quality notebook

 

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7. Waterproof or not?

 

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SUMMARY:

 

I like all of them. If I had to choose only two I would go for Yama-Dori and Syo-Ro. 

 


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#2 Tas

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 08:55

Wow.

Excellent review!

More please.  :)



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Posted 14 April 2014 - 11:08

Fabulous images, thanks so much! Now where to find some Yama-Dori .....
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Posted 18 April 2014 - 11:10

Love the poll idea  :)

 

I never expected to like L'Artisan Pastellier range but that colour does look very appealing! ... Particularly in the Pollock painting.


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#5 lapis

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 15:16

I need all 4, have only 2 but voted Omi because it is the purest but most complex. Is that possible?

 

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 22:23

Good review, thank you! I put my vote to Yama-Dori.



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Posted 18 May 2015 - 00:43

Kindv hard to vote, as they're all very similar. I wanted to say Syo-ro, then I wanted to say Omi Osun, but then that Yama Dori looks good, too. Oi. Can't decide.


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#8 Manalto

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 00:46

Fabulous images, thanks so much! Now where to find some Yama-Dori .....

My sentiments exactly!


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Posted 18 May 2015 - 02:46

Interesting compariaon.  Thanks for posting.

Have not tried any of these.  I voted for Omi-Osun, strictly because I liked the color best of the four (it's less teal-y green than the other there inks).

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Posted 19 May 2015 - 03:47

I think Syo-ro and Yama-dori are the nicest here. And they are different enough that I don't feel the need to choose between them. If I had to, it would probably by Yama-dori.



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Posted 19 May 2015 - 09:46

These kind of blues are my kryptonite.

 

Thank you for the great review.



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Posted 26 May 2015 - 08:58

Omi Osun is my favourite, for its blue-r character. An added sentimental bonus is that in my language it means the water (omi) of the Osun river, one of the main rivers in these parts.



#13 Tessy Moon

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Posted 27 May 2015 - 00:17

Fabulous images, thanks so much! Now where to find some Yama-Dori .....

 

 

JetPens has Yama Dori!  (and free shipping over $25!)

 

http://www.jetpens.c...t-Teal/pd/12274

 

(Not affiliated, just a happy customer!) 


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#14 Tessy Moon

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Posted 27 May 2015 - 00:18

I love my Yama Dori! The sheen is so pretty!!!!  :)


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#15 Tessy Moon

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Posted 27 May 2015 - 00:20

I actually consider all these inks to be Teal, not really blue.  But I do really like teal. I am always drawn to the lighter and brighter turquoise inks. Plain boring blues don't excite me much either. There has to be something exciting; like amazing sheen in Sargasso Sea and Majestic Blue.  ;)


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 11:16

I actually consider all these inks to be Teal, not really blue.  But I do really like teal. I am always drawn to the lighter and brighter turquoise inks. Plain boring blues don't excite me much either. There has to be something exciting; like amazing sheen in Sargasso Sea and Majestic Blue.   ;)

 

What a coincedence...

 

I was just going to post they look a bit like teal.... I have Diamine and Home made mix Of De Atramentis document ink which colours that resemble


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#17 Tessy Moon

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Posted 29 May 2015 - 03:10

 

What a coincedence...

 

I was just going to post they look a bit like teal.... I have Diamine and Home made mix Of De Atramentis document ink which colours that resemble

 

Yes, the moment I saw these inks I placed them all in the teal category of my mind.  :)


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Posted 31 May 2015 - 05:09

Tessy and Peter, I agree with you, these inks are teal.  Over time, I've stopped buying teal inks, because I don't use them, but Yama Dori is the exception, the sheen is amazing.

 

Vis, thank you for the comparison.


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#19 Tessy Moon

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 21:34

Tessy and Peter, I agree with you, these inks are teal.  Over time, I've stopped buying teal inks, because I don't use them, but Yama Dori is the exception, the sheen is amazing.

 

Vis, thank you for the comparison.

 

I think teal is one of those colors that it either appeals to you naturally or not...a bit polarizing just in a more subtle way. I have noticed sometimes people who prefer very "solid" blues don't always like teal. Too much green for their natural preference. (Of course there are people who like both teal and blue too!)


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Posted 22 June 2015 - 00:45

I love blues.  My vote from these 4 is for the Kujaku.







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