The ink with the Spider on the label! Black Indian Drawing ink is formulated from soluble dyes in shellac solution, giving brilliance of colour. Winsor & Newton Drawing Inks inks can be applied with a brush, dip pen or airbrush and are widely used by designers, calligraphers and artists as well as illustrators. The ink is water resistant when dry and it recommended that brushes and pens are rinsed immediately after use. Intermixable with other Winsor & Newton drawing inks and can be thinned with distilled water.