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Sheening Purple Ink Mix

purple ink sheen iroshizuku yama budo shin kai blue denim robert oster sheening ink ink mix

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#1 Amanda

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Posted 24 July 2017 - 11:29

A saturated, slightly dusty purple with strong gold sheen(the writing samples below were from a fairly dry pen). Not much shading but diluting with water and using a wetter pen may bring it out. I've had it in my pen for 2 days and the ink doesn't seem to be doing anything strange, not too sure about staining but none of the inks used in the mix usually stains much.
I don't have the exact ratio but it's mostly pilot iroshizuku Yama budo with some shin-Kai and blue denim(Robert oster), possibly 4:1:1.
Lubrication:4/5
Flow:4/5
Dry time:4/5
Water resistance:3/5(runs but definitely readable)
No bleedthrough or feathering, slight show through on the copier paper.
Sorry for the sloppy photos, I did try to take them in different lighting situations.
I might try diluting it or playing with the ratio if anyone's interested. 😊

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#2 Chrissy

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Posted 24 July 2017 - 11:39

Yes, I like it.  :)



#3 Plexipens

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 01:16

Me too! Wish there was a "sheen additive" ....  :P



#4 amberleadavis

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 05:10

Very nice.


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#5 Cipolla18

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Posted 06 October 2017 - 14:01

Awesome color!!!

It reminds me a lil'bit Lamy Dark Lilac!!

 

I got something really dark and showing an amazing sheen mixing Sailors Oku-Yama and Yama-Dori!

Mixing 50/50 of this I got something closer do Sailor Shigure with a gold-green sheen...

 

 

I'll come up with some pictures soon!



#6 Newjelan

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 00:47

This is great Amanda and you’ve inspired me to have a play with these 2 Iroshi inks.





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