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Week #1 / 1 Jan: Happy New Year - 2017 Weekly Ink Project


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Brad

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind" - Rudyard Kipling
"None of us can have as many virtues as the fountain-pen, or half its cussedness; but we can try." - Mark Twain

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This was tricky first topic... At least in my opinion.

 

But here we go! As Visvamitra pointed out, lots of reds...

 

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Nice one. I believe Levenger has stopped making this ink. I'm glad to have grabbed a bottle before it becomes unavailable.

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This was tricky first topic... At least in my opinion.

 

But here we go! As Visvamitra pointed out, lots of reds...

 

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv27/AndyYNWA/Misc/41FA6525-F382-4FCA-B64D-CE462C9068D6_zpsfshz1jvc.jpg

 

I love this one also. It looks redder and less brownish than Levenger Pomegranate (not showing on this particular photo). I think I like this more.

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Alas, my scanner under-represents reds. I took some pictures on my phone, but I can't get them onto my computer (yet).

 

I used to have a scanner that only had one version of blue. Everything from Sky Blue to deep Navy Blue came out as the same mid-range Blue.

It would say to me "Blue? You've got blue. What, you want hues with that?"

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“Them as can do has to do for them as can’t.


And someone has to speak up for them as has no voices.”


Granny Aching

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Nice one. I believe Levenger has stopped making this ink. I'm glad to have grabbed a bottle before it becomes unavailable.

I know. Bums me out. I have less than half a bottle left. Haven't been able to locate a second.

Brad

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind" - Rudyard Kipling
"None of us can have as many virtues as the fountain-pen, or half its cussedness; but we can try." - Mark Twain

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Sorry for my terrible handwriting!!!!

My best wishes for all with health, peace and love!

(Iroshizuku momiji)

Best regards

jazzmd

 

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Here's mine: MB Leo Tolstoy LE. It was a lucky find at Fountain Pen Hospital last week (there was still one or two bottles still there as of December 30th, in case someone else wants to try their luck... B)).

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Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

 

ETA: The scans show it a little more blue and a little less teal then the ink actually is, but it's still definitely blue.

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"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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Alas, my scanner under-represents reds. I took some pictures on my phone, but I can't get them onto my computer (yet).

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Sorry for my terrible handwriting!!!!

 

My best wishes for all with health, peace and love!

 

(Iroshizuku momiji)

 

Best regards

 

jazzmd

 

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Here's mine: MB Leo Tolstoy LE. It was a lucky find at Fountain Pen Hospital last week (there was still one or two bottles still there as of December 30th, in case someone else wants to try their luck... B)).

 

 

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

 

ETA: The scans show it a little more blue and a little less teal then the ink actually is, but it's still definitely blue.

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:lol: -- Yes he does. He made grumpy noises as we were leaving his mom's for the roughly 4 hour trip to Manhattan about did I *really* need to go to FPH. And I said: "After making a special trip out to Sturbridge and back, in traffic jams both directions to pick up the Christmas gifts for your family which YOU waited till the last minute to order -- and THEN went out the *next* morning to get your mother something the physical therapist said she needed to be using (and after all that she didn't WANT to use it until you told her that she was SUPPOSED to)? Oh Hell yeah I'm going to FPH...." And when I got back to his sister's apartment, I showed him the stuff I got. I mostly don't hide pen/ink purchases from him. Mostly.... :rolleyes:

Trying to decide if I'm going to refill the pen or flush it, though -- the problem with that nib is that it goes through a lot of ink, and I don't have a good feel for when it gets low. Which seemed to be a fair amount over the past week.... Plus, I have a lot of pens inked up at the moment. And 51 weeks worth of ink projects left....

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

 

 

"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).



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Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 366 Inks in 2016



Check out inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

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http://www.sheismylawyer.com/2017_1_Ink/01-January/slides/2017-01-02_Ink_16.jpg

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).



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Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 366 Inks in 2016



Check out inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

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http://www.sheismylawyer.com/2017_1_Ink/01-January/slides/2017-01-02_Ink_06.jpg

http://www.sheismylawyer.com/2017_1_Ink/01-January/slides/2017-01-02_Ink_07.jpg

http://www.sheismylawyer.com/2017_1_Ink/01-January/slides/2017-01-02_Ink_08.jpg

 

LOVE IT.

 

Intriguing to see that your mix of disappointments looks very similar to my concoction of failed mixes. :)

 

Perhaps this is the way forward ?!

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Tas, perhaps it is.

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).



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Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 366 Inks in 2016



Check out inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

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Eclipse didn't kill my pen.

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).



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Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 366 Inks in 2016



Check out inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

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