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The first sample was written, then passed over with a wet q-tip.
The second sample is just a control sample of ink that hasn't been in contact with water.
The third sample was first run under a faucet for about 15-20 seconds, then smudged with a q-tip afterwards.
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Update 12-28-10: Here is another scan using a broad italic nib in my Sheaffer NoNonsense: