Higgins offers a wide range of black and white inks for the artist with varying attributes to fit nearly every need. Higgins India Ink is excellent at full strength for use with brush and lettering pens. This waterproof ink may be diluted with water for transparent washes and to produce infinite shades. Higgins Black Magic® Ink is long favored among professional artists due to its intense opaque black, waterproof color. Ideal for brushwork and dip pens, this quick drying pigmented ink leaves a matte finish on paper and board substrates. Higgins Non-Waterproof Black Ink is an intense, carbon-black formula ink capable of producing a full scale of grays. It will erase from film with water.