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Ever Wondered What Ink Flow Looks Like Under A Microscope? Or What Rouge Hematite Looks Like Zoomed In?

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#1 xljj42

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 06:11

Hello!

 

I'm a new user.

 

I've created two videos showing the effects of ink under a microscope. The first one, "Fountain Pen Ink Flow Under a Microscope" is a video showing the ink flow of various inks from various pens under various (10-40 power) zoom. The second one, "Up Close and Personal With J. Herbin Rouge Hematite" shows the golden sheen coming out of the ink at various magnifications and it's pretty interesting to see!

 

If you're interested, check them out! Got any opinions or ideas, let me know! I'd love to do more videos on the subject.

 

edit: Here is a gif showing the Rouge Hematite in action!

 

Videos are inline below.


Edited by amberleadavis, 02 November 2014 - 07:36.
Removed off site review link. Added note that videos have been added.


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 06:51

Very nice videos. Thank you very much for sharing them!


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 06:53

Just beautiful. Thank you. It would be interesting to see some feathering samples, I guess...

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 06:56

I liked the video very much. Excellent idea and execution ! . The Canon in D is from Pachelbel.



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Posted 02 November 2014 - 07:04

Just beautiful. Thank you. It would be interesting to see some feathering samples, I guess...

 

I'll grab some cheap filler paper and maybe a bit of copy paper and give it a shot to see what kind of reaction I get.



#6 amberleadavis

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 07:28

Here are the videos.

 


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#7 amberleadavis

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 07:29

I love these... and Pachelbel's Canon.

 


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#8 amberleadavis

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 07:36

xljj42, yes, I have wondered! Thank you for the amazing answer.  You have created a inky masterpiece. They are a wonderful contribution.  Welcome to FPN!


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#9 xljj42

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 07:39

Thanks for the warm welcome!

I tried taking the 'v' off and it seemed to work :D

 

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#10 amberleadavis

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 07:41

Woo Hoo!

 

Great Stuff.  I'm very excited to see it. Thank you.


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 08:12

Wow!  I'm really impressed.  Sheen is no less magic because I've seen it happen close up, but it's really well done.

 

I was not expecting to enjoy watching video of ink drying nearly so much.  The hobby really has got me, hasn't it?  :)

 

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 08:45

Hello all,

 

Thanks for the fantastic videos, xljj42.  All I know is now I have to get some of that Rouge by J. Herbin.  :D

 

Best regards,

 

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 08:45

watching ink dry. heh. awesome.


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 10:34

Really amazing. Thank you.

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 12:16

I hope you will continue with these very interesting videos. The Rouge Hematite was spectacular.

 

Projects like this are an excellent way of studying the pen/ink/paper interactions that we spend so much time talking about.


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 12:46

Now where is the "like" button when you need one? ;)

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 13:16

Cool! Welcome aboard. :D


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 13:29

Spectacular! Try Stormy Grey too! It's a different kind of sheen!



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Posted 02 November 2014 - 14:21

My favorite is the last 30 seconds or so of the Rouge Hematite video (Wahl-Eversharp >40x Zoom).  Play it at YouTube's 2x speed and it is almost like it is alive.



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Posted 02 November 2014 - 14:55

Spectacular! Try Stormy Grey too! It's a different kind of sheen!

Was just about to suggest that myself!  I love watching that dry on paper like Rhodia, because you get to watch the deposit of the gold dust (dunno if it's really gold, of course) sort of materialize as the wetness of the ink part evaporate.  

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