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February: Hangin' In The Shade - 2018 Monthly Ink Combo Project


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I tried an experiment and it turned out very well. I love the color of Noodler's Habanero and Oster Ng Special, but they can be difficult inks. But together? :D Well-behaved shade monster!

 

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I tried an experiment and it turned out very well. I love the color of Noodler's Habanero and Oster Ng Special, but they can be difficult inks. But together? :D Well-behaved shade monster!

 

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LOVELY!!!! Your mix reminds me of one of my favorites, Kin-mokusei.

All of the posts in this thread are fabulous. That KWZ Pink-brown is a must have. Gorgeous!

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Your comment got me to wondering how Kin-mokusei and Spicy Special stack up. Here's the visual:

 

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K-m is brilliant, with that wonderful silver sheen, and SS is more like a hot pepper, or autumn leaves?

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I tried an experiment and it turned out very well. I love the color of Noodler's Habanero and Oster Ng Special, but they can be difficult inks. But together? :D Well-behaved shade monster!

 

That's a great mix HJB. I like mixing yellow/orange inks together too. :)

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Love the mix and SBRE Brown (...and always Kin-mokusei)!
Is Dr. Brown's available anywhere right now? I'd love to get my hands on some. Errrr, my pens on some.

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OOOH. Earl Grey looks quite nice!

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

I think I have only seen Earl Grey a couple of times live. And it seems intriguing to me. Grey (gray?) inks otherwise haven't really appealed to me. But this one, I think I will get a sample of.

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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For this month's submission. Hangin' in the Shade. (Header is Lamy Petrol/TWSBI 580 B stub)

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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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Love the mix and SBRE Brown (...and always Kin-mokusei)!

Is Dr. Brown's available anywhere right now? I'd love to get my hands on some. Errrr, my pens on some.

 

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"We are one."

 

– G'Kar, The Declaration of Principles

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Are you looking for a custom bound book? Check out my Etsy page.

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Nice sharers, Runnin Ute!

Thanks, Liz! I don't have it in a pen right now, but you should see my vintage Sheaffer Skrip Emerald Green! Diamine Saddle Brown is a nice shader too.

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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"The Vannesses should have it on your side of the pond..."

Thank you very much for this tip, Nohivo!

I just checked their site, and they are currently out of stock. Maybe they will get more???

It's a beautiful brown, imho.

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Some of my favourite shading inks, on Elias 90gsm paper (from Everything Calligraphy)

 

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Beautiful! I like Elias paper, though I sometimes find it a bit too 'powdery'. Also, it makes inks with 'chameleon' characteristics look especially different (such as Diamine Salamander, Sailor Jentle Rikyu-Cha, etc).

 

 

Your comment got me to wondering how Kin-mokusei and Spicy Special stack up. Here's the visual:

 

K-m is brilliant, with that wonderful silver sheen, and SS is more like a hot pepper, or autumn leaves?

 

Love the comparison! Spicy Special looks more earthy and organic.

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Love the mix and SBRE Brown (...and always Kin-mokusei)!

Is Dr. Brown's available anywhere right now? I'd love to get my hands on some. Errrr, my pens on some.

 

I recently reviewed SBRE Brown ink, and believe it's currently available from Akkerman's. I presume that's where Vaness buys it from.

 

If you can't get it please PM me.

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Beautiful! I like Elias paper, though I sometimes find it a bit too 'powdery'. Also, it makes inks with 'chameleon' characteristics look especially different (such as Diamine Salamander, Sailor Jentle Rikyu-Cha, etc).

 

 

Thank you - I have lots of shading inks but I find that particular combination of four especially pleasing.

 

Yes, I agree about Elias paper. It does have an idiosyncratic character, but I enjoy that as I like to have variety in my FP-friendly papers. Colorverse Vortex Motion ink is amazing on it - its chameleon nature is really emphasised.

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Beautiful! I like Elias paper, though I sometimes find it a bit too 'powdery'. Also, it makes inks with 'chameleon' characteristics look especially different (such as Diamine Salamander, Sailor Jentle Rikyu-Cha, etc).

 

 

 

I must have been asleep at the wheel —I missed the discussion of "chameleon" characteristics of inks. Do I presume correctly that they are inks that change color depending on paper and/or pen?

 

I wonder if I have any of these in my collection... :unsure:

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– G'Kar, The Declaration of Principles

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