Ink is a liquid that is used to colour materials to produce a visual imagery. It’s usually composed of pigments, dyes, resins, lubricants, fluorescents, and many other materials.

Ink first appeared in ancient Egypt, somewhat 4500 years ago. These inks were made from animal  excretions from squid and octopus or the blood from shellfish.

Ink is widely used in art and since it’s very liquid compared to for example acrylics, the method of application is different, and various interesting effects can be achieved.

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