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This is my first ink review, and it's going to be CAMLIN ROYAL BLUE! I saw this as one of the requested inks, so I gave it a shot! Constructive critics, are always welcome! Here you go![ attachment=466681:camlin royal blue .pdf] Right. It comes in a 60 mL bottle, and is dye based, costs around 20 INR or .30 Dollars. I have covered the rest in the attachment. SCORES: 1. Saturation: 4 / 5. It isn't the same throughout, as the colour varies over a few days. 2. Drying: 3 / 5. As you can see from the drying test, it isn't very great. 3. Smoothness: 4.5 / 5. It feels brillian
I really like to draw with my fountain pens, it is a pleasure, the flow, line variation etc is very nice and gives a lot of possibilities. The problem is that after the drawing is done I like to use watercolors, at that point the chosen ink is of great importance. I tried everything, noodles, carbon, indian ink for fountain pens etc. All those inks are waterproof, but not as good as indian ink. Indian ink is the best waterproof ink you will find, extremely black and with an special sheen. Everyone in the forum discourages to use indian ink in fountain pens, but I couldn't resist trying it. I
I recently purchased a few standard (60ml) ink pots of the camlin royal blue ink. As soon as i laid down the first line. I noticed that the colour has been changed. I had purchased a few ink pots from Mumbai and the other from Ahmedabad. I noticed that no matter the location, the colour now is different than the previous ink. (Both have manufacturing dates of around mid-late 2014) The change is ever so mild, but it is noticeable none the less. The newer colour has become more of a uniform blue which is a bit lighter in hue. The earlier colour had a purple-grey undertone to it which made it a
Dear Friends, This is my first post on this forum. I love writing with fountain pens and have a few of them. Today,I added today to my collection an old bottle of Ink - Captin ink. This ink is from the Maharana Industries Bangalore. I checked with a few old stationary shops in Avenue Road,Bangalore and only Information that i got was that this company has shut down its operations quite a few years back.Apart from this there were a few other brands from Bangalore like iris, brank, quink (later became Chelpark) I would request members here to share their views and relevant information abo