Noodler’s Heart of Darkness Review

Unfortunately my camera does a poor job capturing how black Noodler’s Heart of Darkness really is. It is the darkest black ink I have encountered so far.

Noodler’s Heart of Darkness

Paper: 90g Clairefontaine
Pen RPG Dilli with Custom Ground XF Nib
Flow: Wet
Shading: None
Feathering: None
Bleedthrough: None
Dry Times
1 seconds: Lots of smearing
2 seconds: A little less
3 seconds: Mostly at the end of the stroke
5 seconds: Quite a bit at the end of the stroke
10 seconds: Just a bit at the end of the stroke
15 seconds: Barely anything at the end of the stroke

Cheap Paper Notes

A little feathering with broad and flex nibs. Minor Bleedthrough with flex nibs, but very clear ghosting.

Notes

A nice wet black that is very black. Only comes in 4.5oz eye dropper bottles that are a bit of a pain to deal with. The bottle does come with a free eyedropper converted Platinum Preppy and a rollerball tip that can be swapped in. A very economical starter kit for a fountain pen newbie as the rollerball is great if they decide the fountain pen isn’t for them!

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