Pigment ink pads can also be used just as they are and some will dry to a PIGMENT
These ink pads come in a huge range of colours including metallic. They contain glycerine which means they will remain wet and slightly sticky for a while and this allows them to be used with embossing powders. Embossing powders give a lovely raised edge or other effect to an image and are very popular – we will cover their use in another tutorial.
nice sheen but most need to be given time to dry or be dried with a heat gun. They do not give as crisp an image as dye ink pads, but can still be very effective. Also, because of the stickiness of the glycerine, the colours can be enhanced and even changed using dry chalks.