Ink Review #100: Organics Studio Arsenic Gray

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I really love the color gray (although I prefer to spell it grey). It's a great neutral that can help highlight other colors. I usually pair gray with other colors. Organics Studio Arsenic Gray is a really good neutral gray, from the Elements ink collection. I got my bottle of ink from Pen Chalet

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The bottle: 

Arsenic Gray comes in 55 ml bottles, made in Maryland. 

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The color...

Arsenic Gray is a dark, neutral gray. 

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Dry time: 40 seconds

Water resistance: Low

Feathering: None

Show through: medium

Bleeding: None

Other properties: Medium shading, no sheen

Ink swabs for comparison, left to right (top to bottom for RSS): Diamine Grey, Organics Studio Arsenic Gray, and Robert Oster Graphite. To see the Organics Studio ink swabs together, click here. Graphite is a deeper gray and Diamine Grey is a bit lighter.

Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-same, Pilot Iroshizuku Fuyu-syogun, and Diamine Silver Fox. All three of these inks are a lot lighter than Arsenic Gray. To see the gray ink swabs together, click here

Longer writing: First I used a Pilot 912 FA on Tomoe River paper, and noticed just a bit of railroading. Next I used a Pilot Vanishing Point broad nib, again on Tomoe River paper. 

Overall, I really do like this ink. It's a nice neutral gray with medium shading. I think it's one I will use often, so I'm glad I have a full bottle. 

Disclaimer: Thank you to Pen Chalet for sending this ink to me for review. All photos and opinions are my own. There are no affiliate links on this page.