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#1 wnclee

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Posted 30 March 2016 - 19:11

   Hello. It's been a while. I've been in the market for the 'perfect" green for years. Such a difficult color, so many variations. I'll never have "perfect", but want close. I have the Mont Blanc 'Irish Green" & "J.Herbin Lierre Sauvage in the darker shades. Others much lighter or "Off" green such as J.H. "Verte Olive" & some w/ blue or turquoise hues. I want something along the lines of the first two I mentioned, but a hint or two lighter ai'm looking at "Kwly green & their "Meadow Green". One other is the Noodler's Eel series Gruene. They have the non-el, but I swear it looks lighter than the regular Gruene.

    I just need more greens in my arsenal. Any aficionados or lover of greens: I need your advice please. I'm open to other maker's as well... Thanks & Best, LeRoy

 

This post is not letting me make corrections above forgive me.. That was Kelly Green before Meadow Green. LWL



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Posted 30 March 2016 - 19:58

   Hello. It's been a while. I've been in the market for the 'perfect" green for years. Such a difficult color, so many variations. I'll never have "perfect", but want close. I have the Mont Blanc 'Irish Green" & "J.Herbin Lierre Sauvage in the darker shades. Others much lighter or "Off" green such as J.H. "Verte Olive" & some w/ blue or turquoise hues. I want something along the lines of the first two I mentioned, but a hint or two lighter ai'm looking at "Kwly green & their "Meadow Green". One other is the Noodler's Eel series Gruene. They have the non-el, but I swear it looks lighter than the regular Gruene.

    I just need more greens in my arsenal. Any aficionados or lover of greens: I need your advice please. I'm open to other maker's as well... Thanks & Best, LeRoy

 

This post is not letting me make corrections above forgive me.. That was Kelly Green before Meadow Green. LWL

 

Do you mean  KWZI green... (pronounced "quee-zzy") ??  :lol:  :lol:..   OOOPS, I just read your edit on KELLY Green

 

 

There are a bunch of greens out there, lets reduced the "pool"...  Tell me which brand you have easy access and you like price and behavior of it.. .and I can suggest greens in the brand for you to try.   ;)

 

OR... check this thread, lots of nice greens in there.. -->   http://www.fountainp...-your-thoughts/  

 

 

 

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#3 LizB

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Posted 30 March 2016 - 20:21

Hi there. Diamine Apple Glory is a pretty green green for Spring.

 

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Posted 30 March 2016 - 22:59

I really enjoy Diamine Kelly Green ~ it looks like spring grass on a sunny day, and I love how it looks in my TWSBI Diamond 580.

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Posted 30 March 2016 - 23:03

One thing I do when I'm looking for something specific ... I go to the Goulet Pens or Wonder Pens websites and "shop by colour"   ... Both these sites order the inks by colour and have samples or swatches.  It makes for interesting comparison.



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Posted 31 March 2016 - 00:18

Currently I have my Metropolitan Pop fp in green (w/medium nib) inked up in Iroshizuku's chiju-rin. 

This is a green of the newest leaves budding in the March winds of Texas. I'm celebrating the return of life.



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Posted 31 March 2016 - 00:26

Pelikan 4001 Brilliant Green is my go to for spring green. Ever since I traded for it from a fellow member here, it stays inked in at least one pen. Can be a bit feathery when in a broad nib though. But perfect in my Nemosine 0.6mm stub/italic

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 01:29

I like Alt-Goldgrün (when it's fresh, before it's had a chance to darken, it's quite a spring colour imo) and Chiku-rin.

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 01:33

My favorite green is Rohrer & Klingner Verdura. It is a lovely medium green. While I haven't tried them, I have heard that KWZI has some nice greens.

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 01:36

Another really nice green is L'Artisan Pastelier Classique Vert Luminere. Vanness Pens has ink samples that might help.

Update - Vanness does not carry the Classique line, only Callifolio (which I think are better). You might give Callifolio Teodora a try, although it does have just a bit of a blue undertone. But it does sheen nicely on non absorbent papers like Tomoe River.

Edited by DrPenfection, 31 March 2016 - 01:44.

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 01:47

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#12 MCN

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 01:52

Based on your preferences, I'd say Diamine Meadow would be right up your alley.

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 01:55

Another vote here for R&K Alt-Goldgrun.  And I'm really liking KWZI Green-Gold #2 (standard, not IG), which is a bit lighter in shade, but still very legible in the F nibbed Vector currently sporting it.  (I have to say I didn't like Diamine Kelly Green because it was *too* light to really be legible: but both of these other inks are fine, IMO).

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 02:48

I haven't tried it and the price is ridiculous but I really like the look of Caran d'Ache Delicate Green -- reminds me of spring. 



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Posted 31 March 2016 - 02:49

Blackstone Daintree Green is a great spring/summer green. Anderson has it in the US.

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Posted 31 March 2016 - 06:57

Mine are Akkerman Hofwartier Groen # 28 & another which is very similar, Bung Box Happiness by Sailor, the only added value is the neat Sailor 'vase" bottle & the label with a picture of a smiling "Pikachu!"  They are the "bright" greens that two of my favorite trees exhibit when they first leaf out for Spring, then both turning a darker shade after that first vibrant green appearance.



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Posted 31 March 2016 - 07:16

 

 

OR... check this thread, lots of nice greens in there.. -->   http://www.fountainp...-your-thoughts/

 

 

 

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