An ink is composed of pigment and solvent. Pigment gives ink its color and comes from a variety of sources with nitrogen-containing compounds, commonly known as dyes. Solvent is derived from soybean oil, linseed oil or a... More »

The main ingredients in highlighter ink are water and glycol solvent. Around 5 percent of the ink is fluorescent pigment or dye. Some highlighters also contain a small amount of biocide to prevent the growth of fungus an... More »

India ink is the blackest and most durable ink in the world. The scrolls of Ancient Egypt were made with India ink on papyrus paper, which is why they can still be read and identified today. To make India ink, you need t... More »

Make an oil paint suitable for painting wood by mixing linseed oil with a powdered pigment and a solvent, such as turpentine or a citrus thinner. Minerals, iron oxides or pigments extracted from plants and insects may gi... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Temporary tattoo ink is removable pigment used in the creation of fake tattoos that are useful for trying out different tattoo patterns or designs without having to commit to them. There are several different types of te... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

According to Good Housekeeping Magazine, an ink stain can be removed from white clothing by first sponging the stain with a dry cleaning solvent, followed by a thorough water rinse. Next, sponge the stain with rubbing al... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Laundry

Indian ink, or India ink, is the name given to black ink made from carbon soot, a solvent like water and a binder like shellac. The result is a dark, permanent ink that is also waterproof. More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos