Nagasawa Kobe #18 Sannomiya Pansy
The color does make me think of the dark purple in a pansy. It has very nice shading.
Shading: Yes, from medium purple to very dark purple. Very dramatic looking with a big nib.
Sheen: There was little bit with a wet nib, on the outlines where ink pools.
Water Resistance: Low, leaves behind a pinkish-purple line.
Ease of Cleaning: Seemed easy to clean out of the pens.
Nib Creep: None seen.
Tomoe River Paper:
Dry Time: around 15-20 sec
Water Resistance: Leaves behind a pinkish outline.
Writing Samples: A little bit of shading in EF. Shading in the bigger nibs. A hint of an outline of sheen where a lot of ink pooled. No feathering. No bleedthrough except where I heavily scribbled on the page. Some showthrough.
No bleeding or feathering. Some showthrough with bigger nibs. Shading in the 1.1 stub; a little in the 0.6 stub if you try to look for it.
Staples composition book, paper made in Brazil. My current notebook has inconsistent paper that can show feathering and bleedthrough.
A little feathering with the 1.1 stub. Very occasional feathering with the 0.6 stub. No feathering with the EF. No bleedthrough. Light showthrough. No shading.
[Working my way through posting some inks I played with over the holidays. I'm still trying to figure out formatting, photos, and what's useful in an ink review]