Depth Psychology: Ink is often a symbol of things hidden in your unconscious; you are upset by recent events that have taken a turn for the worse.
An ink spot is a sign of feeling guilty or a bad conscience.
To spill ink means you will be exposed.
To see ink on your fingers signifies jealouss and anger towards someone.
To see bottles of ink in your dream suggests that a solution to your problem will soon become obvious.
2. Desire to communicate thoughts or ideas.
3. Unfulﬁlled plans or desires.
See Pen and Tattoo.
1- Since very few people now use fountain pens, the significance of ink on a physical level is no longer quite so valid. Formerly in dreams it suggested the ability to communicate in a lucid fashion. Il was also an instrument of ‘torture’ for children and would often appear in dreams in later life.
2- On a more intellectual level, ink signifies the ability to transcribe and understand knowledge in a more sophisticated way.
3- More spiritually, ink has significance, particularly in magical practices, when it was used to reflect powers which were outside the norm. In written magical spells it was necessary to use particular inks in order to achieve the required results.
If a young woman sees ink, she will be slandered by a rival.
To dream that you have ink on your fingers, you will be jealous and seek to injure some one unless you exercise your better nature.
If it is red ink, you will be involved in a serious trouble.
To dream that you make ink, you will engage in a low and debasing business, and you will fall into disreputable associations.
To see bottles of ink in your dreams, indicates enemies and unsuccessful interests.
To dream of making an ink blot while using a pen is a forerunner to a period of sadness.
If the use of a blotter figured in your dream, you are in danger of being betrayed by a friend; be sure the ear into which you whisper your secrets is a trustworthy one.
To pour ink into an inkstand predicts unexpected travel.
See also Writing and Colors.
Permanent, unchangeable, or difficult to change (such as an agreement).
See also: Pen or Pencil; Writing; Communication; Tattoo
Red ink symbolizes harsh, critical language, like that delivered by a “poison-pen press.”
Inking something out represents corrections, alterations, and revisions of a permanent nature (see Eraser).
blot, an: clear your bad conscience over being the cause of another’s loss.
blotting, on an important document: your irritable behavior is hiding an adversity.
writing, a check: you resent having to pay the bil .
buying: be sparse with your confidences, al of them.
changing colors of: your indecisiveness fuels family quarrels.
children writing with: have one faithful friend within petty spiteful meanness of others.
drinking: wil seek to stain another’s reputation with your spite.
indelible, erasing: wil battle with landlord over increase in rent.
inkblot on colored paper, making an: an extended trip distorts power in the near future.
clean white: fulfil ment of fondest hopes; wil sleep in a strange bed of your choice.
of a bottle of: make peace no matter what the cost.
spilling: prolong vexing, spiteful actions by the covetous.
stain: il ness possibilities increase the longer it is left untended.
writing love letters with a pen and: your love is not reciprocated.
business letters with black: it is premature to sign agreements.
red: your discreditable associates wil debase your affairs.
young woman dreaming of: wil be slandered by a contender for lover’s affections.