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Bacon studio material, Francis Bacon, Sketch of a biomorph, ca. 1936 Collection Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane © The Estate of Francis Bacon

Ink is the broad term applied to the fluid substance used for writing, printing and picture making. In art, water can often be applied to create an ink wash, which produces a similar finish to watercolour.