This is an ink that I received in cartridge form from my friend Andi over at the Purl Bug blog. This ink straddles the colours orange and pink with a strong hint of neon tossed into the mix. Not my colour! While this ink would be fine for underlining or highlighting passages in documents, and it is dark enough to be read, so even annotating text would be OK, the colour is so gaudy that I can't see myself breaking it out in real life.
Shading: The only shading is the pair of sunglasses that you need to wear.
Bleed Through: Minute amounts of spot bleed through on Copy paper but generally it is pretty good over all.
Show Through: The ink is light enough that show through, while there is some, isn't really an issue on any of the papers that were tested.
Saturation: Average saturation but it is bright.
Water Resistance: None.
Drying Time: Slow, 30-35 seconds using an EF nib on Rhodia.
Flow: Good flow and lubrication.
Colour Make Up
This ink trace is composed of pink.
I've made no secret of my view of the colour, that being said, on a pure performance basis, the ink works just fine. It is slow to dry but its lubrication is nice. It writes well on all of the test papers in all of the nib sizes. Bleed and feathering are on par with most other inks. If you like the colour you should pick some up, especially since it is a special edition ink and the only place that I know of that carries it is Goulet Pens. The Diamine ink of the same name is very comparable although it leans a bit more towards the orange hue and is even brighter.
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