We’ve reached the last day of brown ink week-today’s first ink is Rohrer and Klingner SketchINK Lilly. I purchased my sample of ink from Vanness Pens. SketchINKs are water resistant and contain pigment, which makes them a little higher maintenance than the average ink.
Lilly is a dark, cool-toned brown.
Ink large swabs the ink looks almost black.
Let's take a look at how the ink behaves on fountain pen friendly papers: Rhodia, Tomoe River, and Leuchtturm.
Dry time: 15 seconds
Water resistance: High-the ink did not run at all.
Feathering: Low-the ink feathered in most nib sizes on Rhodia.
Show through: Medium
On Staples 24 lb copy paper there was feathering in every nib size, and some bleeding in the flex and broad nibs.
Overall, I like that it’s very water resistant and dries quickly, but there are some flow issues because of the pigment. I wouldn’t suggest leaving this ink in a pen for too long.
Disclaimer: I purchased this ink myself, and all photos and opinions are my own. This page does not contain affiliate links, and this post is not sponsored in any way.