So, I've got a lot of inks, and I like lots of them, but I don't have all that many favorites. This one is a favorite. It was also a surprise, which is very cool.
I actually got this one a long while ago. It was at least last spring. Anywho, I ordered a bunch of ink samples, and one of them wasn't available or I accidentally ordered two of the same one, or something like that. Lisa caught it, and offered to send me something else in exchange so I told her to just pick a fun one and throw it in there. I ended up with the (unattractively named) Musk Green. I hadn't tried very many of Stipula's inks (maybe only a couple?), but I went ahead and loaded it up anyway.
This ink isn't a very green ink. It's more like a green-brown with a touch of yellow, I think. It has a perfect flow in my TWSBI 540's fine nib, and there's no feathering or spreading on copy papers and it only barely shows through without bleeding. That's good stuff. It also shades really well on Rhodia (and a little bit on copy paper).
I used this one for a long time, and I only stopped using it because I needed to use that pen for some reviews. Anyone else tried this ink? Am I a little nuts?
That's some pretty cool chromatography, right? Almost no brown or green in this green-brown ink.
Copy Paper Test
Water Drop Test and Video Review
If you're looking for a funky ink that is also awesome, then check it out at Anderson Pens (that's where I got mine). Bottles run $25.00 for 70ml (2oz), and 3ml samples for $1.25. I'd advise a sample, at least. It's a weird color, it's a little expensive, and it ain't gonna be for everyone. It is great, though. Let me know what you think.
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