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Pigment is a type of ingredient primarily used by the Inscription profession to produce inks. Using the [Milling] subskill on five of any of the herbs listed will to create 2-4 common pigments. Occasionally (25% or 50% chance depending on item level of herb), milling may also additionally produce 1-3 uncommon pigments (almost always 1), although these are found less frequently.

Types of pigments
Pigment Herbs
Inv inscription pigment white.png [Alabaster Pigment] Inv misc flower 02.png [Peacebloom], Inv misc herb 10.png [Silverleaf], Inv misc herb 07.png [Earthroot]
Inv inscription pigment grey.png [Dusky Pigment], Inv inscription pigment verdant.png [Verdant Pigment] Inv misc root 01.png [Briarthorn], Inv misc herb 04.png [Swiftthistle], Inv misc herb 01.png [Bruiseweed], Inv misc herb 11.png [Stranglekelp], Inv jewelry talisman 03.png [Mageroyal]
Inv inscription pigment golden.png [Golden Pigment], Inv inscription pigment burnt.png [Burnt Pigment] Inv misc flower 01.png [Wild Steelbloom], Inv misc dust 02.png [Grave Moss], Inv misc herb 03.png [Kingsblood], Inv misc root 02.png [Liferoot]
Inv inscription pigment emerald.png [Emerald Pigment], Inv inscription pigment indigo.png [Indigo Pigment] Inv misc herb 12.png [Fadeleaf], Inv misc herb 15.png [Goldthorn], Inv misc herb 08.png [Khadgar's Whisker], Inv misc flower 03.png [Wintersbite]
Inv inscription pigment violet.png [Violet Pigment], Inv inscription pigment ruby.png [Ruby Pigment] Inv misc herb 19.png [Firebloom], Inv misc herb 17.png [Purple Lotus], Inv misc herb 13.png [Arthas' Tears], Inv misc herb 18.png [Sungrass], Inv misc herb 14.png [Blindweed], Inv mushroom 08.png [Ghost Mushroom], Inv misc herb 16.png [Gromsblood]
Inv inscription pigment silvery.png [Silvery Pigment], Inv inscription pigment sapphire.png [Sapphire Pigment] Inv misc herb sansamroot.png [Golden Sansam], Inv misc herb dreamfoil.png [Dreamfoil], Inv misc herb mountainsilversage.png [Mountain Silversage], Inv misc herb plaguebloom.png [Sorrowmoss], Inv misc herb icecap.png [Icecap]
Inv inscription pigment nether.png [Nether Pigment], Inv inscription pigment ebon.png [Ebon Pigment] (from milling World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Outland herbs)
Inv inscription pigment azure.png [Azure Pigment], Inv inscription pigment icy.png [Icy Pigment] (from milling World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Northrend herbs)
Inv misc ashenpigment.png [Ashen Pigment], Inv misc embers.png [Burning Embers] (from milling World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Cataclysm herbs)
[Shadow Pigment], [Misty Pigment] (from milling Pandaria herbs)
[Cerulean Pigment] (from milling Draenor herbs)
Sallow Pigment · Roseate Pigment (from milling unknown source, likely World of Warcraft: Legion Broken Isles herbs)

See also