This is the best blue of the group, and one of my favorites, overall. Bright Blue is just that: a bright blue. It's on the light side of the blue spectrum, but not a turquoise. The flow on this ink is great, even after quite a while in the pen. This ink has been in this pen for a long time, and I sometimes don't use it for several days at a time, but it didn't give me any hard starts that I can think of. Smooth sailing, really.
Check it out below.
This isn't the most formal sort of blue, but it's a very readable sort of blue for notes or missives or whatever.
There's some shading in this ink even from the fairly fine nib of this Lancelot. I imagine it would do even more of that in a broad nib. I've used up the vast majority of this ink, though, so I can't really test that.
Copy Paper Test
No problems here. Good behavior on all counts.
This ink is bright, but it's not like a turquoise (as you can see below). It's not really formal enough for most people's work, but it's a great ink for general writing.
Ink Review Video and Water Drop Test
I took this video with our new camera, and the video came out really well (full HD), but it took an age to upload to YouTube. I don't know if I'll do that again. Anyway, check it out in HD.
The Final Words:
Toucan's Bright Blue is a really good blue ink. It's well behaved, and it's going to work well for folks who don't need a super-formal blue. You can (only) find bags and samples over at Anderson Pens. A 60ml bag goes for $10. They're out of the full size at press time, but check out a sample, at least.
If you like what you see here, then please head on over to Patreon to see how you can help support Inkdependence.
The ink for this review was provided free of charge by Anderson Pens. The review was all mine, however.