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#21 Lgsoltek

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Posted 08 October 2016 - 11:21

My favourite is red and blue:

 

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Some others that may or may not work well together:

 

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I don't think this combo works:

 

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Posted 08 October 2016 - 11:48

Some great examples posted of successful pairings :-)

I like inks that contrast with blue. My favourites are orange and dark blue (here it's Omas Orange and Levenger Empyrean) or a brighter blue with pink (here it's Blackstone Barrier Reef Blue and Ikaho Magenta - both with lots of sheen).

With apologies for a rubbish photo......


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Posted 08 October 2016 - 11:50

My favourite is red and blue:
 
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Some others that may or may not work well together:
 
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I don't think this combo works:
 
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Actually I like the green and purple - the colours of summer tennis at Wimbledon :-)

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Posted 08 October 2016 - 13:34

Actually I like the green and purple - the colours of summer tennis at Wimbledon :-)

 

Also the colors of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.


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Posted 08 October 2016 - 15:14

Ooops, I didn't think.  :unsure: $$$
Perhaps cheaper dopplegangers will work almost as well together . . . Sorry.

 

No worries - I was teasing! :)  It is unfortunate that none of the shops I use sell samples of this brand, but I may end up buying them anyway - I really like that blue, and the pink is fabulous with it.  Honestly, before this thread, I had never considered using two colors on the same document - which is weird, because I often have two pens with different inks in them, and I often use lots of color for other things, just not note-taking and the like.



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Posted 08 October 2016 - 15:28

Actually I like the green and purple - the colours of summer tennis at Wimbledon :-)

 

I was gonna say Skittles! :) (though the green isn't quite right for Skittles)

 

I'm sure I would also like green & brown together - reminds of of nature - unless I'm hungry, then it reminds me of beef & broccoli... :lol:  Since I don't have brown, I may have to mix my green and red and see what that gets me...  (Have to write a couple pens dry first.)



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Posted 11 October 2016 - 17:12

I'll leave you to decide how these match:
 
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(Should be Green #5)

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Edited by Lgsoltek, 11 October 2016 - 19:01.


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Posted 11 October 2016 - 22:23

Oh noes, you've released the Kraken!

 

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Posted 11 October 2016 - 23:29

My usual pairing for work related things: 

 

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Pilot VP stub with Pilot Iroshizuku Ajisai (Violet-Blue) and Pilot VP fine point with Pilot Iroshizuku Fuyu-gaki (reddish orange); Paper is from Cambridge spiral bound notebook available at Costco. 

 

Other pairings I use frequently:  

 

Waterman Inspired Blue with Waterman Absolute Brown.

L'Artisan Pastellier Callifolio Bleu Pacifique with L'Artisan Pastellier Callifolio Andrinople (lovely red shade)

Sailor Nioi Sumire (blue-violet) with Pilot Iroshizuku Chiku-rin (bamboo green) - great combination for stub nibs!  


Edited by DrPenfection, 11 October 2016 - 23:36.

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 22:14

This is a coincidental discovery - got a Nemosine Singularity with a .6mm stub today, and decided to eye-dropper it with what's left of my Noodler's Apache Sunset sample.  I also have some De Atramentis Adular Blue in a TWSBI Eco right now, and the two look quite nice together.  (The colors aren't quite right on my screen, but I don't know how to fix it.  The Apache Sunset is more yellow on my page, and the blue is a little lighter and brighter - the combo looks better in person.)

 

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Posted 16 October 2016 - 23:10

I ask myself this question daily, elated not to be the only one. Sorry it's 3AM and no pens in sight but here are some tested examples:

Iroshizuku Tsuki Yo and Montblanc Carlo Collodi
Teal & Orange

Herbin Terre de Feu and Noodler's Old Manhattan Black
Brick & black

Iroshizuku Fuyu Syogun and Montblanc Toffee Brown
Winter grey/blue and chestnut

Montblanc Royal Blue and Montblanc yellow

Montblanc Oyster Grey and Montblanc Corn Poppy Red





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