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Inker's note: When I say 'about' I mean 'this is a guesstimate'. I've just gotten my ink experimentation supplies in, so I want to put up my attempts to create a smoother, low-shading version of OS Manganate. Hopefully this is helpful or interesting to someone, or at the very least means other people don't need to repeat so many tries. 1st try, more !!SCIENCE!! than scientific; 1 drop of Cascade Rinse Agent in about 3 mL of Manganate. Turned out much darker, looked beautiful, but also had a stupidly long dry time. 2nd try: Added about 2 mL to the earlier experiment. Ink now looks like ol
I think the current name is Manganese, instead of Manganate. Is an ink with two names twice as interesting? I like this one. Very similar in depth and saturation to my De Atramentis Sherlock Holmes ink, which is just a little bit more vibrant blue hue. This one flows well, really smooth. Has a bit of shading, but it's pretty dark so it's not going to show in a fine nib. Dry time is on the long side of average.