Etching

  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    16” Starting Out Press

    16” Starting Out Press

    Designed as a hobby press for transferring small images including cards.

    Suitable for schools and artists commencing printmaking.

    For smaller plates, this press can be used for both intaglio and relief processes.

    The bed is made from high density fibreboard with a tough laminate coating.

    $1,374.51
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Akua Waterbased Intaglio Inks

    akua.png
    akua.png

    Akua Waterbased Intaglio Inks

    Akua Waterbased Intaglio Inks are easy to use water soluble etching inks, in a range of beautiful dense colours. Very buttery and easy to wipe.

    Can be left uncovered in the jar without hardening or forming a skin.

    Prints well on dry or dampened papers.

    Although water-based the inks are not water-soluble, and cannot be reactivated by water even while the prints are wet, as they contain no dryers the ink drying time will be similiar to oil based inks.

    When cleaning up use a dry rag on all surfaces.

    Clean any remaining residue with warm soapy water and a rag.

    Solar plates are cleaned with vegetable oil.

    All colours on the chart are available; please enquire.

    $35.64$50.55
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Anti-Skimming Spray 400gm

    Anti-Skimming Spray 400gm

    Save your etching inks!

    Aerosol can, spray over ink surface to prevent skin formation.

    $25.80
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Bitumous Paint

    Bitumous Paint

    Bitumous paint is an acid resistant material that is applied to the plate to prevent acids from ‘biting’ the plate. Bitumous paint tends to be thicker and can flake off – recommended for protecting the back of uncoated plates.

    $13.75$23.49
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Caligo Safe Wash Etching Inks

    Caligo Safe Wash Etching Inks

    Oil-based and washable!
    Artist quality etching inks for non-toxic printmaking
    Traditional milled oil based inks.
    For anyone who wants solvent-free cleaning, this unique range of etching inks can be washed away with liquid soap and water. Suitable for all types of intaglio printing e.g. etching, aquatint and line engraving.
    This range does not contain any driers. For faster drying rates, add a small amount of cobalt or manganese driers.
    Caligo always select light fast pigments for our formulations. All their inks are rated 6 or higher on the International Blue Wool Scale.

    $36.80$72.38
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Copper Plate -Etching /Intaglio 0.9mm

    print_copper_plate.jpg
    print_copper_plate.jpg

    Copper Plate -Etching /Intaglio 0.9mm

    Copper Plate -Etching /Intaglio 0.9mm thickness

    Finest quality printing metal

    polished and laminated for scratch free surface

    0.9mm thickness

    a soft copper that is used by engravers.

    Etch with ferric chloride.

    $5.28$21.18
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Cranfield Etching Inks

    cranfield-inks.jpg
    cranfield-inks.jpg

    Cranfield Etching Inks

    An extensive range of Etching Ink inks made to a traditional formula and triple-roll milled to give the finest dispersion of the pigment in the linseed oil ink vehicle.

    These inks are oil based.

    $32.18$59.73
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Deluxe Etching Plastic Sheet

    Deluxe Etching Plastic Sheet

    Plastic plates may be used instead of metal plates for many dry point techniques.

    Clear plastic allows quick transferral of image from design to plate by tracing.

    Deluxe plastic plates are made from a higher grade plastic with both sides protected by removable thin polythene cover sheets to guarantee a perfect scratch-free surface.

    A thicker plastic to the school quality plastic etching plates.

     

    $1.21$14.85
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Dry Point / Etching Needles Artools Traditional

    Dry Point / Etching Needles Artools Traditional

    Hardened steel points set in long wooden handles.
     

    $22.88
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Economy Burnisher / Scraper Tool

    Economy Burnisher / Scraper Tool

    Similar to the famous German tool, this is made from quality hardened steel.
    It comprises a triangular scraper at one end and a curved
    burnisher at the other.
    Unbeatable value. Hardened steel, triangular shaped scraper.

    $31.08
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Etching Perspex 2mm Sheets

    Etching Perspex 2mm Sheets

    Suitable for dry point etching.
     

    $4.62$17.05
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Etching Plates - Clear Plastic

    Etching Plates – Clear Plastic

    School and beginners plastic drypoint plates. Available in clear thick plastic to test ink out while working. Usable both sides. All etching tools may be used including needles, roulettes, scrapers, burnishers. For fastest results use an easy wiping ink like Faust Jet Black Ink.

    Or another excellent ink is Gamblin Etching Ink with a bit of burnt plate oil mixed in, this is wash up with soapy water.

    Wipe up with old telephone book pages.

     

    Available per pack Plastic plates may be used instead of metal plates for many dry point techniques.

    $4.68$40.92
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Ferric Chloride

    Ferric Chloride

    PICK UP OR PAY HAZARDOUS GOODS CHARGE FOR FREIGHT $60+

    CANNOT BE POSTED WITH AUST POST

     

    Ferric chloride is necessary for the etching of plates for printing fine art images in intaglio (printmaking), a printmaking technique with an incised image. Ferric Chloride is recommended for school use. Acids must be handled sensibly. Use protective gloves and glasses.

    Avaliable in 1Litre, 2 Litre and 4 Litre containers.

    Please enquire if you need 2L or 4L.

    $28.16$79.53
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Gamblin Etching ink Blacks

    Gamblin Etching ink Blacks

    Five black inks and Graphite were formulated to meet the demands of printmakers who want deep rich black inks with good working characteristics. Portland Black and Portland Cool Black are ideal for edition printing; both offer a strong line and medium plate tone. For engravers, printers of mezzotints, or others who need more resistance from their ink, Portland Stiff Black is also available.

     

    For plastic etching plates use Portland black with a drop of tack reducer for easy wiping (tip: use old telephone book pages for wiping)

     

    Recommendations for use:

     

    $30.69$37.51
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Gamblin Etching Ink Colors

    Gamblin Etching Ink Colors

    Gamblin Etching Inks were formulated at the request of professional printmakers in the Pacific Northwest USA who wanted strong reliable inks for edition printing. The palette of pure intense pigments offers a broad range of color mixing potential.Gamblin Etching Inks are professional quality. 

    Made in Portland USA.

    Use the highest quality binders, can be mixed like oil paint, are lightfast.

    (See Blacks in other selection)

     

    Hansa Yellow Light: Is a cool yellow. Cleaner in masstone, brighter in tint and more transparent than a Cad Yellow Light. Excellent for mixing intense oranges and greens.

    $30.69$46.72
  • You've just added this product to the cart:

    Gamblin Etching Ink Modifiers

    Gamblin Etching Ink Modifiers

    Depending on the printmaking technique, the inks may need to be adjusted slightly with one of Gamblin’s modifiers in order to print perfectly. Temperature and humidity, the type of plate, and type of paper all affect how inks perform.

    $15.69$79.79