Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Ripe Persimmon. A quote from Tim to descibe these new innovative inks. “A new adventure begins with the introduction of distress oxide – a dye & pigment ink fusion that is reactive with water creating a realistic oxidized effect. what’s already been described as “wizardry”, “epic”, and “game changer” will soon take your creative journey to new places. check out the latest distress release with ranger…t!m” These inks are a water-reactive & pigment ink fusion that creates an oxidized effect when sprayed with water. Use with stamps, stencils, and direct to surfaces. Blend using Ink Blending Tools and Foam. Ink pads are 3″x3″.