Chinese Black Ink Stick (8 oz)
Made of lampblack-kiln burned pine and tung oil pressed from tung nuts, hemp seed or soybean which is sifted through silk gauze, the stick is shaped with elegant engravings and with hand painted decorations.
This ink is dense black, permanent, waterproof (when the ink is dry you can do wet mounting on rice paper) and quick drying.
This ink works perfectly for watercolour paint and calligraphy.
When use the ink stick, put some water in the ink stone then rub over the stone’s level surface, carbon particles fall off and dissolvein the water to produce ink.