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Dr. Ph. Martin's Bombay India Inks offer powerful color in a convenient dropper-stopper glass bottle. These highly pigmented India inks not only remain lightfast and permanent, but are also totally waterproof when dry. They adhere to nearly all surfaces and are non-clogging when used in pens.
Inks can be diluted with water and used with brushes in traditional watercolor techniques or in dip pens, technical drawing pens, and airbrushes. All colors are brilliant and transparent, except Black and White, which are opaque and have excellent covering power.
Bombay Pen Cleaner
Remove dried india inks and shellac based inks from technical pens, lettering pens, and brushes. Bombay Pen Cleaner works in just minutes.
Round Set 1
Includes twelve 1 oz dropper bottles of ink in Red, Magenta, Bright Red, Yellow, White, Black, Violet, Blue, Grass Green, Brown, Teal, and Green.
Round Set 2
Includes twelve 1 oz dropper bottles of ink in Golden Yellow, Orange, Tangerine, Crimson, Cherry Red, Red Violet, Aqua, Turquoise, Yellow Ochre, Terra Cotta, Van Dyke Brown, and Sepia.
Set of 12
Includes 1 oz (30 ml) glass dropper bottles of ink in Yellow, Red, Magenta, Green, Blue, Brown, Violet, White, three bottles of Black, and a bottle of Bombay Pen Cleaner.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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Beautiful range of hues and lovely to work with!
Comments about Dr. Ph. Martin's Bombay India Inks:
This ink is wonderful for penning or brushing outlines that are then used with watercolor (since India ink is water resistant). I love the wide range of color options.
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Perfect for Amazing Backgrounds!
My students use these to create great multicolored backgrounds, adding water to create different values, and then draw over them with colored pencils for a multimedia masterpiece.
from Central Wisconsin
I am working on a series of biological illustrations and had been doing a few in colored pencil before I received the set of inks. I used them in washes and alone and they work beautifully both ways.
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By Lauren's in Love
I purchased these inks because I saw them being used by an artist I follow via Instagram and in her Skillshare class. If you know me, it's go bold or go home. The vivid colors and price of these inks are hard to beat! I can't have just one color, so I bought 'Round Set 1' and already have the second waiting in my cart! I've only used a few drops so far, but I can tell they'll go the distance!
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from Lone Rock, Wi
I use this ink primarily in an airbrush. Unlike Higgins inks, which I have used in the past, the Bombay India Inks do require some mixing (shaking) before you can use them. Also, they tend to clog my fine tipped detail airbrush. Switching to an airbrush with a larger bore and upping the pressure seems to solve that problem. Colors are brilliant and coverage is excellent.
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The Bovine Express: Bombay ink and pastel on paper
Finest India Ink
These are my go to calligraphy inks. Fine quality: saturated, permanent, intense color.
from Pitsburgh PA
would buy again.
A little bit goes a long way
from Chula Vista, CA
You don't have to use a large amount since it is highly concentrated. They are easy to open but are slightly hard to clean off since they dye your palette. I like it more than tube watercolors and think the colors come out really vibrant! :)
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Spring texas
Great price and timely delivery.
I use it to dye my synthetic wigs. Its great it doesnt smell or rub of. It it a great price for a great product. It came pretty fast.
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