Ink Review #102: Diamine Blaze Orange

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I'm a little obsessed with orange ink for fall. Today's orange is Diamine Blaze Orange. I purchased my bottle at Cult Pens

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The color...

Blaze orange is a medium orange with a little bit of shading.

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This ink doesn't look that great in ink drops. When pooled it almost looks grey.

Dry time: 35 seconds

Water Resistance: none

Feathering: None

Show through: low-medium

Bleeding: None

Other properties: Low shading, no sheen

Ink swabs for comparison, left to right (top to bottom for RSS): Diamine Orange, Diamine Blaze Orange, and Diamine Pumpkin. To see the Diamine ink swabs together, click here.

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Longer writing:

I did the first half of the page with a Pilot 912 FA on Tomoe River, but there was so much railroading that I switched to a broad nib for the second half of the page.

Overall, it's a fine ink, it just doesn't have great shading or sheen to make it stand out from the pack, because there are a lot of good oranges out there. It's well behaved and has nice color.

Disclaimer: I purchased this ink myself, and all photos and opinions are my own. There are no affiliate links on this page.