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Sepia is a reddish-brown pigment, produced from the ink of octopus and cuttlefish that is used in watercolor and ink drawing. In photography some toning processes produce a sepia-tone print, often to give the impression of a very old photograph. Warm, reddish-brown pigment produced from octopus or cuttlefish ink, used in watercolor and drawing ink.


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