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Aubergine - De Atarmentis


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I like De Atramentis inks, I feel they deserve more attention than they get in the fountain pen community :)On the other hand they're not really cheap.



Anyway Aubergine is really great color.




Ink Splash (Mondi 90g)



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As you see color difference between Pilot B italics and "regular" nib is quite strong. It's not however difference - the thing is iridium tipped nib leaves stronger, more saturated line with some "mauve" accents and Pilot's italic reverses these proportions paler shade becomes dominant and the stronger tones create shading.



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Hi Visamitra...

 

An excellent job you did on an excellent ink...

 

I agree thtat De atramentis deserve moe attention. I am helping the uttterly passionate and freindly owner Dr Jansen to do so...

 

Dr Jansen allowed me to make the 4=3 offer for all FPN members...

 

Order 4 pay 3 order 8 pay 6 etc etc.

 

Maybe nice to know you can know order Ink Drops at De Atramentis.... 2 Ml ink tubes for testing.....

 

May be you can use these.... I will send my adress to you great fellow country man King Konrad for some samples... Will of course test them here.. I will ask him to send me other colours than the one u tested.... So more of his inks get exposed.

 

I spoke with Dr. Jansen of De Atramentis I will post a comparison of all De Atramentis standard inks soon. Just like Good old cybaea did wiht Diamine.

 

Good to see your as assionate about inks (and DA) like I am. I simply have a soft spot for the smaller passionat ink companies like De atramentis and the new KWZI...

 

Thanks a lot Visamitra

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Aubergine... I love even the name.... Thanks for another amazing review.... Your ink splashes are legendary... (I tried to do it once.. and it was no good.. :( :( ... and then I cried harder for the wasted ink... :bawl: :bawl: )

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Great review, as usually. This one went on my wishlist after the recommend a purple thread, and this moved it up on the list! I'll definitely be picking up a sample whenever I place my next order. It'll actually be my first DeA sample.

So many inks, so little time...

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Great review of a really nice color. If you're a fan of purple inks, their Magenta Violet is one of the most vibrant purples I've come across.

 

Nice colour.

 

Is this the De Atramentis Puccini Aubergine?

 

My understanding is it is the same color, just relabeled for their Great Composers series.

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This is one of my favourite inks, thanks for the really creative review of it!

"Life would split asunder without letters." Virginia Woolf

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Great review of a really nice color. If you're a fan of purple inks, their Magenta Violet is one of the most vibrant purples I've come across.

 

 

My understanding is it is the same color, just relabeled for their Great Composers series.

 

Thanks

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