Can you use India ink for tattoing?
yes but it is not that dark
Many ancient cultures had ink that was used for writing. The oldest empires to use ink were China and India.
To thicken India ink a person can use a little bit of talcum powder. India ink that is to be used for a tattoo should not be thickened using this method. This method is only to be used for fabric and other printing.
Alone India ink will eventually fade. BUT mix the India ink with alcohol and you have a very permanent solution. I forget the exact quantities but im sure with a little research you can find the recipe.
is black magic ink the same as India ink
India Ink is a very black ink. I believe it originally came from India and that is where the name originated.
India ink is a brownish black... For Sepia at least, no india ink is truly black (sucks right?).
Please don't use Higgins ink for tattoos. It's manufactured for use on paper, board and film and is not approved by the FDA for tattoo ink.
India ink is some black ink used for printing,writing, and drawing.
For the love of God...NO! If it is not tattoo "ink", which is a misnomer...it isn't actual ink, but pigment that as more akin to paint, but IS NOT PAINT, and you cannot use that either. The only thing other than actual tattoo ink that one can use would be India Ink, but this gives you poor results. Get real ink, and have a real artist do it.
INDIA INK and ONLY india ink. otherwise you're looking at potential blood poisoning.
No it will clog up your fountain pen.
No never it contains large fibres
No. India ink is specifically a black ink. It's not a great idea to use it for tattoos, either, because they're not normally manufactured to medical standards; you should use a tattoo ink specifically designed for the purpose (or, even better plan, have your tattoo professionally done, where you can get just about any color you want).
India ink is called 'encre de Chine' in French.
Yes they have got colored India ink.
What ink can you use on practice tattoo skin inplace of tattoo ink dont want to wast the real ink of fake skin?
Usually I would be recommending people NOT to use India Ink, but if it is just for practice on fake skin, the India Ink will be more than satisfactory. Since what you are tattooing is more akin to plastic than skin, it won't bleed like it would in the skin, and will allow you to hone your lining skills.
India ink is a black writing and printing ink that has been around since the 4th century BCE. It originated in India and is still most common there.
India Ink has written: 'A Blush With Death (Bath and Body Mysteries)'
The Chinese Dynasty that invented India Ink was the Cao Wei Dynasty.
Commonly 'inku,' or in the case of India ink, 'sumi'.
Technically yes, but how do you know it is true India ink...Many inks used for drafting and such have 'fast dryers' in them to cause the ink to dry without blotting...These 'fast dryers' are know to have abrasive chemicals in them that do not set well in the skin without reactions.... Also many less than honest vendors will label a permanent ink as India ink just because it is somewhat permanent....And, if you see a… Read More
Chinese are known to be the first people to use and invent ink. Ink was invented by the Chinese in the 18th Century BC. The first known ink that was used in China was from natural plant dye, animal and mineral inks... India only started using ink in the 4th century BC. The oldest known variety of ink is Chinese Brush Ink which is still used in modern time and Japan and India started using… Read More
It is not an ink but is in fact a pigment comparable to that of paint pigment and is comprised mainly of metal oxides mixed with a carrier agent. The term "ink" is a rather widely used and accepted misnomer, and this is why foolish people try to use pen ink and the like for their tattoos. Even safer inks to use such as India Ink, are very ill advisable due to the soupy quality… Read More
Chinese ink - encre de Chine.
Ink is a solution.
Quite simply, NO! This is ink that is toxic when introduced to the bloodstream, not that you should be going that deep to begin with, but you are never to use this kind of ink. If you for whatever reason can't get your hands on real tattoo ink and real materials, at least use India Ink. The results will look quite clearly home done and will probably fall out for the most part while healing… Read More
No it is a solution
It's said that the original ink comes from India, though some speculate it may have actually come from China.
Encre de Chine. Literally: China ink
If you mean India ink, the answer is no. India ink in made with carbon black and is not inherently waterproof. It must be made waterproof the same way other inks are made waterproof, by the addition of certain chemicals and compounds.
no it is not starbrite it is intenze ink brand they use
India , i believe it is the origin of the dye "ink"
India ink is a deep black ink that contains dispersed carbon particles, often used in drawing, technical graphics, and in biochemistry to detect the presence of microorganisms in body fluids.
There is a special tree in India, and it has some kind of balls on it, and if you smash it you will get ink, so that's how you make Indian ink.
India ink has been used in India since at least the 4th century BC. Indian documents written in Kharosthi with this ink have been unearthed in as far as Xinjiang, China. The practice of writing with ink and a sharp-pointed needle was common practice since antiquity in South India. Several ancient Buddhist and Jain scripts in India were also compiled in ink. In India, the carbon black from which India ink is formulated was obtained… Read More
India Ink is a mix of carbon black ink, gum and resin and molded into sticks. It is mostly used as ink for tattoos since it gives a permanent line.
Usually India ink.
Calligraphy pens...not tattoos.
No it is not
No, use regular tattoo ink and get it done at a real tattoo parlor. Don't use pen ink.
they use it because when they spare ink they can swim away
The ink they use is practically the same as markers but not exactly.
you dont..because its not tattoo ink. buy the real stuff.
India Ink is currently used mostly for drawing, especially in comic books and comic strips. However, it used to be commonly used for writing and printing.
India Ink Black is a real great deep black, no blueblack or greyblack. Just real black. I love it!
An education in tattos and a tattoing license
Most ink now is soybean based. India ink is generally used in caligraphy yet evn that is has been replaced over the years.
Most office and art supply stores sell this ink. One brand you could look for is India ink.
Yes photocopying makes use of ink toner. service.ztronics.com/