Ink Snippet: Papier Plume Lake Michigan Summer

Papier Plume Lake Michigan Summer writing samples

Papier Plume Lake Michigan Summer. This blue-green ink was crafted by Papier Plume of New Orleans for the Chicago Pen Show, inspired by the blue waters of Lake Michigan in summer. It’s a beautiful color, and it really does make me think of a day at the beach.

Lake Michigan Summer is one of two special small-batch inks Papier Plume is bringing to the 2017 Chicago Pen Show next month.

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22 thoughts on “Ink Snippet: Papier Plume Lake Michigan Summer

  1. This reminds me a little of Herbin Vert Reseda, except this is more pigmented. Still shading, but the dark parts of the shading are deeper than with Vert Reseda. I like that! Reseda is a favourite of mine, but sometimes when I use it for notes (rather than headers and detailing) it can be a little too light to read easily, depending on the paper. This looks like it wouldn’t have that problem.

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      1. Do you want some Vert Reseda? I’d love for it to get another fan. It’s really pretty! I bought it at the same time as Cacao du Bresil and got Rose Cyclamen soon after, and as I tried out the inks I realised they all created this slightly 1950s palette. Great inks!

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  2. I think the color is gorgeous. It sort of reminds me of Diamine-Steel Blue too. Chrissy said Kaweco-Paradise Blue is close to that Caribbean Sea ink. I do love that color too. I really love the blue green, and green blue colors. I don’t know what it is, but I just LOVE THEM. Papier Plume has really been making some lovely colors. I’m quite impressed!

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