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Taccia's 2nd version has been released for another two great Ukiyo-e painters, Hiroshige and Utamaro. Hiroshige Utagawa has firstly drawn many arts in the motif of flower, bird, vegetation, insect etc. Utamaro Kitagawa has specialized in the art of "beautiful women". This time, we recreated the colors which they used to use for their arts and utilized their masterpiece works for the packages of our inks. Taccia Ukiyo-e Ink Ruri is a Sky Blue shade. It comes packed in a 40ML glass bottle.
Europe and America have appreciated Hiroshige Utagawa's art not only for the bold composition of the art but also the blue color, especially the beauty of "indigo". This indigo color was the blue pigment which was happened to be found by Germany painter who was trying to create the red pigment. Hiroshige used this indigo color for his work and became a famous painter called as "Hiroshige Blue" abroad and at home. Taccia Ukiyo-e Ink has the perfect balance of permeability and viscosity to ensure nice flow of ink onto paper while being gentle on the pen nibs. The ink is carefully formulated with neutral pH value so that it does not damage resin or celluloid fountain pens.