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Introduction I'm no great reviewer, but since I so wanted to read more information about this pen before buying it, have decided I should at least post something for others now I have one. The pen is the Hermes Nautilus. It was designed by fellow Sydney-sider Marc Newson, was his first fountain pen (before the Montblanc M) and it's my love of his design that drew me to it. The pen is available as a ballpoint and a fountain pen, with much the same look, feel and casing. Both styles are available in blue, 'Hermes' red, black and aluminium/silver. Pictured below is the ballpoint version in
This is a very light blue. It's a pretty color, but when you're writing with it, it seems like it's coming out so pale. It does tend to dry a little darker. It flows really well. And it has water resistance. Win. It's hard to tell how light this ink seems when viewing the swatches online. I think this scan gives a good idea of how it is when it dries. If you use a broader nib or a really wet pen, this would probably be darker, judging from my smudges So perhaps I should try it in my stub nib and see how I feel. But since I tend to use finer points, this is probably just a lit
alonenotalone posted a topic in Inky ThoughtsHello everyone Has anyone bought the new Jules Verne ink from Organics studio? I would like to see some handwritten samples (how it shades, and similar inks…). I'm also interested in the other new inks by Organics. Thanks!