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Ink made from burnt pine or rapeseed oil soot bound into a block with glue or size. This block is then rubbed on an inkstone and combined with water to produce the desired ink opacity.

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Japanese ink

black watercolor

ink, Japanese

watercolor, black

black watercolour

watercolour, black

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