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J. Herbin Vert Olive - Compact Review

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#1 Jan2016


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Posted 24 November 2017 - 19:14


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#2 Laurmann2000


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Posted 09 August 2018 - 20:46

Oh thank you for this review. I like that color.  It looks like it might be a good match for my new pen. 

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 22:43

I have had some disappointments with Herbin Ink because the colour I got was not as saturated as I was led to believe. Vert Olive looks like Army Green with yellow added. The Tomoe River paper makes the colour look better than my experience of it was. Because it was before I got any Tomoe River paper.

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 20:34

Herbin is not a saturated ink....or not the 5 or 6 I have, they are however good two toned shading inks....which was why I chased them.

This though is not my color.


"""The Tomoe River paper makes the colour look better than my experience of it was. Because it was before I got any Tomoe River paper.""""

In my cart in Amazon.....


I've had for me, good luck with decent  papers 90g and better and Herbin.

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Posted 14 August 2018 - 02:13

If you have any interest in red ink, try the new Herbin Rouge Grenat; I didn't believe the color I saw from the first samples shown & had to have my own bottle to actually believe I had @ last met a Herbin ink I could call saturated.  (The Bleu Profondeur is another of the newest Herbins & is also a highly saturated ink.)

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