I said I would try to test the ink to see how successful the batch really was. I’m actually very happy with this batch of ink. I think it writes a beautiful and dark black. This is my first batch of ink for 2014
I tested it on 120 # bristol vellum and on a scrap of sheepskin parchment I had made.
Its pretty obvious that its a very nice black and that it interacts with both metal dip pen and quill very nicely.
I did a project using the ink:
I think it is fair to say that this batch of ink is a resounding success!