A pigment is a substance that makes an object color.
A pigment is a substance that makes an object color. Pigments are soluble and insoluble, inorganic and organic. Inorganic pigments are generally mineral substances. Human beings have long known that using inorganic pigments, using colored soil and minerals, paint and smear the body on the rock walls. Organic pigments are generally derived from plants and marine animals such as alizarin blue, Garcinia and ancient Rome's purple from shellfish.