Robert Oster Signature Verde de Rio (River Green) ink is a slightly unusual shade of mid green to olive green ink that leans more yellow than blue. It’s a darker meadow green shade without being a bright green. Many inks in this colour range are darker and “muddier” than Verde de Rio.
Robert Oster Signature Grün Schwarz or green-black ink is a very dark green almost black shade. The green dye tends to lean more blue than yellow so it’s more of a dark pine green colour. Continue reading “Ink Review: Robert Oster Grün Schwarz (Green Black)”
Robert Oster Signature Caffe Crema ink is a nicely coloured “white coffee” shade of yellow/brown ink. It’s not a saturated ink and exhibited some very nice shading. Continue reading “Ink Review: Robert Oster Caffe Crema”
Robert Oster Signature Khaki ink is an unusually coloured yellowish green/brown ink. I found it difficult to match up the colour with other inks in my collection. Continue reading “Ink Review: Robert Oster Khaki”
Robert Oster Signature Blue Water Ice ink is a bright, sky blue ink that’s one of several Robert Oster blue inks.
Diamine Calm and Passion ink is a Diamine exclusive ink made specially for sale in Blue Black, South Korea. This is a very saturated, slightly green/teal leaning, blue-black ink with fabulous red sheen.
Diamine Lion Rock is a Hong Kong exclusive ink. It’s a warm, dark brown ink that leans slightly red and it has a very attractive metallic green sheen. I recommend you should use a free flowing pen and coated paper to see it’s sheen at it’s best. Continue reading “Ink Review: Diamine Lion Rock (Hong Kong Exclusive)”
Pilot Iroshizuku tsuyu-kusa is a bright blue ink that translates from Japanese to Asiatic Dayflower. It leans less purple than asa-gao.
Momiji is a bright pinkish red ink that translates to Autumn Leaves from Japanese. It’s a vibrant pinkish/magenta red colour, not a fire-engine red.
Kosumosu is a light pink ink that translates to Cosmos from Japanese. It tends to lean slightly blue like “baby” pink inks, but it’s still very legible compared with some lighter pink inks. It’s exactly what you might think of when you look for a pink ink. Continue reading “Ink Review: Pilot Iroshizuku kosumosu (Cosmos)”