Vinta Makopa

  • Colour: Magenta with gold/green sheen.
  • Special Attributes:
    • Shade: Not too much.
    • Sheen: Gold/green sheen which I haven’t found overpowering in writing. Though other folks have had much different results.
    • Shimmer: No.
  • Watercolour Usage: Looks beautiful when faded with water, but it’s also really sensitive to water so it’s difficult to get light washes out of it.
  • Harkens to Mind: Hummingbirds, prickly pear.
  • Similar to: I haven’t seen a pink like this with such a sheen.
  • Expense: $13.50/30ml as of 2022.
  • Example: Yet another unknown Egyptian woman from the 1800s.

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Writing Sample


This is another gorgeous Vinta ink that I have no complaints over. I only noticed that, compared to others, I do not seem to find as much of the gold/green sheen in my writing with this one. I’ve used it on Tomoe River, Rhodia, and the Col-o-ring.

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