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Similar Colors To Noodler's El Lawrence?

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#1 Murky

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 09:46

Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows any similar color to Noodler's El Lawrence. I am a big fan of murky/earthy ink colors (fervent user of Zhivago, R&K Sepia and Herbin Lie de The) and would really like to try out El Lawrence, but I can't find it in any EU store (although it's part of the UK series?!). From what I saw in writing samples, the color seems pretty similar to R&K Sepia, albeit a bit greener. What do you think? Thanks!

 

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 22:20

I haven't tried the R&K Sepia.  I will say that I tried a sample of Diamine Salamander, and it was a lot more green than El Lawrence.

I'm not sure that you're going to find anything that is an exact match to El Lawrence -- it's a weird mix of grey and sepia (it's been described as being the color of used motor oil, and I have definitely found that to be the case.  

You may be able to mix inks to get something close, but I'm not certain of what ones to suggest to you.

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 23:47

...  would really like to try out El Lawrence, but I can't find it in any EU store ...

 

You could try Thomas Maier, who has to some extent taken over the ink side of Rolf Thiel's missing-pen. The webpage http://www.schreibstoff-shop.de/ contains little more than his email address, but according to statements on a German pen forum Thomas Maier is very pleasant to deal with and does carry Noodler's.



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Posted 02 September 2014 - 04:01

Check out the comparison of murky green inks by GeoDuc.  It's very comprehensive.


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