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Choosing A Sumi Ink For Fine Hairlines


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I am currently using McCaffrey Penman's Ink (black) with a Zebra G nib to address wedding invitations. I love this ink because it does so well on most papers and produces incredibly fine hairlines. However, for those times when I need a blacker ink, is there a sumi ink that performs as well? Please include any details on whether or not you dilute the sumi ink.

 

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Moonpalace diluted 6 parts ink, 4 parts distilled water. Written on Rhodia with a well used Esterbrook 128. I believe it was in a Michael Sull holder

Thanks so much for the information and the beautiful example!

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