Sailor Ink Studio 462
99 Ink Studio inks to review, 99 inks to review… you take one down, swab it around… Sailor Ink Studio 462 reviewed!
At our normal pace, it would take two years to review all the Sailor Ink Studio colors. Don’t worry, every thINKthursday going forward will not be an Ink Studio, but today you get to enjoy the lovely 462. This sophisticated ink is a musty moss green. Ink Studio inks come in a 20ml glass rectangular bottle with a set of stickers to label your converter. This review was done with a Sailor Pro Gear EF, Pilot VP M and on Rhodia blank No.18 paper.
Ink Studio 462 is a fairly saturated ink and, as such, didn’t display much shading. This gives it a similar appearance in both a fine and broad nib. At its lightest, the ink is traditional olive green. From there it can shade to moss before finishing as a dark pine green. The ink is matte in appearance and didn’t display any sheen.
As with nearly all Sailor ink, 462 behaved wonderfully. It had good flow with no feathering or bleedthrough on Rhodia paper. Dry times were good at 15-25 seconds. While the ink didn’t have any water resistance, clean up was very easy.
I’m a big fan of the Sailor inks Miruai and Tokiwa-Matsu, and Ink Studio 462 is a nice in-between for these two colors. It’s dark enough that you would probably be able to use it at work, but has enough character that journaling with it will be enjoyable. I just wish it had a little sheen to it.
As with any ink review, the pen, paper, and person doing the writing will influence the way the ink looks. Due to their small bottle size and large number of colors Ink Studio inks will not be available as samples. If you would like to order a bottle, please call the store at 920-997-8220.
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