Pebeo Graphic India Ink is a black, opaque, satin finish, carbon pigmented, with good light-fastness. It works well on paper, illustration board and cardboard. It can be used for cartooning, comics, designing, lettering, calligraphy, airbrushing, illustrating, painting and a myriad of design and fine art applications. It is excellent for use as a flat black wash. It can be diluted with water to create beautiful, warm tones in varying shades of grey. It dries fast to a waterproof glossy surface that holds up well to erasing.