Ink Review: Robert Oster Verde de Rio

Today's ink is Robert Oster Verde de Rio. I got my sample of Verde de Rio from Vanness Pens

The color...

Verde de Rio is a medium green with shading. Seasonally, I would use this ink in the winter.

Ink always looks darker in large swabs, and this ink is no exception.

The ink drops show off the tiny bit of brown sheen the ink has. 

Dry time: Verde de Rio dried in just over 30 seconds.

Water resistance: Verde de Rio is not water resistant.

Feathering: Verde de Rio only feathered on Baron Fig paper, but did great on the other papers.

Show through: Verde de Rio had medium show through on all of the papers.

Bleeding: Verde de Rio only bled on Baron Fig paper (in all nib sizes) and on the large swab on Tomoe River paper, but did well on the other papers.

Special properties: Verde de Rio had medium shading and a tiny bit of brown sheen-only on large swabs and ink drops on Tomoe River paper. 

Ink swabs for comparison: Robert Oster Ryde Green, Robert Oster Verde de Rio, and Robert Oster Eucalyptus Leaf. To see all of the Robert Oster swabs together, click here

Diamine Spring Green, Diamine Meadow, and Pilot Iroshizuku Chiku-Rin. To see all of the green ink swabs together, click here.

Longer writing:

I enjoyed this ink in a broad nib on Tomoe River paper. It was very smooth.

Overall, I like this ink. It has nice shading and doesn't take too long to dry. I do wish it had more sheen. 

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