Etching Preparation

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    Anti-Skimming Spray 400gm

    Anti-Skimming Spray 400gm

    Save your etching inks!

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

    $25.80
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    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
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    Ferric Chloride

    Ferric Chloride

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    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
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    Hard Ball Ground - Graphics

    Hard Ball Ground – Graphics

    Heat plate and rub line of ground in swirls evenly.

    Follow up by a quick rollup with a soft roller to make ground even.

    Blacken if desired with soot from burning tapers.

    40mm lump.

    $6.88
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    Krylon Spray 400g Can

    Krylon Spray 400g Can

    Krylon indoor/outdoor gloss black. Krylon Spray has become a popular alternative to aquatint powders. The black plastic spray is very acid resistant and compares well to rosin.

    $21.84
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    Liquid Hard Ground 500ml Tin

    Liquid Hard Ground 500ml Tin

    Liquid Grounds are poured onto the plate, then evened up with a soft roller or dabber. Liquid Grounds can also be applied with a foam or fan brush.
    Grounds are acid resistant materials used to protect the plate from the action of acid. Hard grounds are able to hold fine linear work without chipping or flaking, soft grounds remain pliable on the surface allowing greater fluidity in the drawing and also enables textured materials to be pressed into the surface to produce tonal and pattern variations.

    $29.98
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    Powdered Rosin 500gm Tin

    Powdered Rosin 500gm Tin

    Powdered Rosin will produce the finest aquatint; rosin is fused onto the degreased metal plate with heat.
    Natural, acid-resistant rosin used in aquatints.
    The finest form of aquatinting.

    $45.93
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    Tarlatan

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    Tarlatan

    Tarlatan is traditional starched cotton with an open weave to trap ink.

    It is stiff and sized with an open weave for maximum ink retention

    Sold per metre, it is 100mm wide.

    Available in course and fine.

    $7.70
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    Whiting Plate Cleaner 500g

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    Whiting Plate Cleaner 500g

    Whiting Plate Cleaner is to make a paste with ammonia for cleaning zinc plates.

    You can add water and use to de grease copper plates.

    $6.55