Friday, November 21, 2014

Ink-tober Ends: In Which Dr. Inkenstein Forges Ahead

For those of you who never heard of the Fountain Pen Network and the idea recently launched that we will do group tests of ALL the Iroshizuku inks, here's the most recent.
November.  Yu-Yake.  Sunset.  I'm still trying to wrap my head around whether I like this ink or not.  Dries lighter and less vibrant than in the vial.  Doesn't flow well on every paper, and I've tried it on my favorite India papers, Staples Bagasse, Rhodia and very cool Papers I've Never Before Seen in various Co-Razy Reviews.
Here's mine.

Here's some chromatography:

My work here is done.  Until next month.  Happy Thanksgiving!