This ink grew on me after use. When I first got it the vanilla scent turned me off from extended use. It’s sheen, flow, and color are amazing… and the vanilla scent ended up growin... view moreg on me. view less
I love this ink although I have to be careful what pen I use it in. It has great shading and sheening qualities, and is a beautiful blue (I’m addicted to blues and purples!). I fir... view morest inked up my TWSBI 580 ALR with a broad nib, but quickly emptied it back out because the pen writes extremely wet! Then I inked it in my Pilot Vanishing Point, and it works very well. KWZ inks…currently one of my three favorite inks! view less
I can never quite tell what I'm looking at with this ink - it shifts between blue and teal for me. I see just a little bit of shading and sheen with it, enough to give it characte... view morer but not so much to make it a distracting smeary mess. The color depends heavily on pen and paper, so if if you like that sort of variety in your ink, definitely give this one a shot. view less
KWZ makes some great shades with a nice saturated color and good seen and this one is no expectation. The only things I can add to the reviews below is for a comparison of you have... view more it is it's very similar to Robert Oster Blue Denim on cream colored Tomoe River paper... The main difference is with a glass pen Blue Denim's sheen more outlines my writing where the seen makes a "two-tone effect" with this one. Also... The packaging is high quality... In top of a durable bottle it is packaged in a high quality, sealed, cardboard that gives it a seen and wax feel and it's inside of sleeve of the same material to make sure it stays as protected as possible and does not move inside the packaging at all.... view less
Supplying analog writing instruments and accessories since 1938. Third generation family-owned store based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mike was trained by his grandfather, dad, and uncle to continue the family business of all things pens, inks, and paper.