Buy Australian-made silkscreen ink Derivan has been proudly making screen ink for over 48 years here in our factory located in Sydney Australia. Non-toxic Derivan Screen Ink, available in 28 hues, is a water-based screen printing ink designed for textiles. Due to its superb detail and colour, it is a fantastic choice for tank tops, sweatshirts, hoodies, and t-shirts, in addition to canvas and other materials. Because it is water-based, it is safe to use for screen printing projects at home or school. Because it may be used with silk screens and hand painting and dyeing techniques, it may be utilised for various purposes. Derivan screen inks can be mixed in any quantity to create a wide range of colours.