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Having received a bottle of Akkerman #5 Shocking Blue, I thought I would do a review. I did it on Rhodia paper, to show the ink off to its best advantage, but I also tested it on other, lesser quality papers so I could get a better understanding of its overall performance. This is a deep, rich, saturated ink, with a tiny hint of red dye that accentuates the Blue. It shades, it sheens, it looks good, it behaves well. Just to get a better view of shading and sheening --
This is the first of my blends that I have made by "accident", that was nice enough that I wanted to write it up and keep it. This is a blend of -- Akkerman #5 Shocking Blue - 1 part Akkerman #3 Diep Duinwaterblauw - 1 part Water - 2 parts.