Pilot Iroshizuku Tsukushi Ink Review

Tsukushi means horsetail and this ink is indeed very horsey coloured. Not my favourite colour, to be honest, but there’s some hints of sheen to it. It flows well and dries quickly. Here I am doodling the Inkling. You can find some more reviews of Tsukushi on Pennaquod.

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Pilot Iroshizuku Take-Sumi ink review

Pilot Iroshizuku Take-Sumi Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Take-Sumi is a great black, flat and neutral in tone, like a lump of coal. It’s not as black as, say, Aurora Black but it’s not far off. I really like this one. Here I am doodling the Inkling. You can find some more reviews of Pilot Iroshizuku[…]

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Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai ink review

Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai (deep sea) is a gorgeous blue-black ink with a touch of red about it. The red really shows up where the ink pools. As with all Iroshizuku inks, it’s quick to dry and flows well. Unfortunately the memory card in my camera failed while I was drawing[…]

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Pilot Iroshizuku Asa-Gao ink review

Pilot Iroshizuku Asa-Gao Ink Review

I’m not a huge fan of royal blue but this ink has something quite lovely about it. A gorgeous deep blue with good shading and quick dry times. Here I am doodling the Inkling. This sample was provided by Pure Pens to promote their ink sample service. If you live[…]

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