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Printmaking Supplies

Uncover our range of Printmaking at Discount Art & Craft Warehouse. Find an extensive array of products including Lino & Block Printing, Etching, and Screen Printing.

We believe that art should be accessible and available to everyone within every budget. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, we aim to provide you with exactly what you need! We stock a wide range of Printmaking from the biggest art brands around including Derwent, Reeves, Winsor & Newton, Faber-Castell, Art Spectrum, Copic, Matisse and many more.

 

Aqua Wash Ink

Printmaking

FROM $27.35

Aqua Wash Inks have been developed by the Lefranc Bourgeois laboratory. The binder is composed of several oil emulsions. Its adhesive quality, flexibility and yellowing characteristics are identical to those of traditional oil.

This water-washable oil-based emulsion ink is safe for hands and materials as they can be washed with soap and water. High in pigment concentration, Aqua Wash Inks are extremely lightfast and all the colours can be intermixed.

Wonderful for intaglio printing techniques such as engraving, dry-oint, mezzotint, etching and aquatint, as well as monotype and relief printing techniques such as lino cuts and wood prints.

 

Charbonnel Etching Ink

Printmaking

FROM $24.50

Used by professional printmakers for its superior printing and lasting works of art, Charbonnel Etching Inks offer a great palette of colours suitable for all styles of print work.
Charbonnel Etching Inks has a low acidity and superior light fastness. The exceptional pigments have been finely milled and blended with high quality oils to meet the demands of any printmaker or artist.

 

Derivan Block Ink Medium & Extender 250Ml

Printmaking

NOW $18.10

Derivan Block Ink Medium Extender is a versatile medium that can be used in two ways to create relief prints. Add Derivan Block Ink Medium Extender to extend the colour without diluting the structure of your paint.

Up to a 1:1 ratio the colour will be extended, after this the colour will start to become more transparent. Derivan Block Ink Medium Extender can also be added to Matisse Structure Acrylic colours to create block printing ink. A ratio of 1:1 is recommended.

 

Derivan Block Printing Ink

Printmaking

ONLY $17.70

Derivan Block Printing Ink has the perfect consistency for lino & wood block printing.
Free from harmful solvents, Derivan Block Printing Ink is non-toxic and easy to clean up, while still giving a professional-grade oil-based printing ink.

 

EC Block Printing Ink

Printmaking

FROM $14.25

EC Block Printing Ink is an economical, water-based ink, ideal for lino printing. It is non-toxic making it great for beginners and students. EC Block Printing Ink dries by moisture evaporation and absorption into the paper. When doing overprinting, absorbent paper such as cartridge or newsprint can be used to speed up the drying process.

 

Essdee Lino Cutter 1 To 5 Plus Handle Set

Printmaking

NOW $16.25

Essdee Lino Cutter 1 To 5 Plus Handle Set Includes 5 precision cutters (styles No.1 - 5) and a sturdy handle with an aluminium collar which allows the cutters to be securely fitted and tightened with ease.

Manufactured from high carbon steel. Durable and long lasting, the Essdee cutters are precision ground to an optimum angle providing effortless lino cutting.

 

Eziscreen Artwork Transparency

Printmaking

NOW $10.85

Eziscreen Artwork Transparency is a multi-function transparency for use in inkjet, multi-function centers and most laser printers when using StencilPro, Speedball and other screen methods.

Full usage details, exposure tips, techniques and product support for Eziscreen Artwork Transparency are available free on www.EZIscreen.com

 

Ezy Carve Printing Block

Printmaking

FROM $5.20

At Discount Art N Craft Warehouse you can find all your favourite products at discount prices. Are you a fan printmaking? Discount Art N Craft Warehouse supplies Ezy Carve Printing Blocks for use with block printing inks, acrylics and relief inks that won’t crack or dry out.

Ezy Carve Printing Block is smooth, high quality, double-sided and made from rubber, making it easier to carve into than lino. Reproduce artwork without gaps or hollows and store your printing block safely for years.

Not sure where to start? Try using your Ezy Carve Printing Block to make your own napkins, table cloth, T-shirt, curtains, gift tags or birthday cards.

Not sure printmaking is your thing? Then check out the other projects you can tackle with Discount Art N Craft Warehouse using supplies like paints, canvas, markers, calligraphy, construction, clay, airbrushing and mediums and varnishes.

Discount Art N Craft Warehouse really does have everything you need for exploring the world of art and craft. Be it printmaking, drawing or sitting down to a kids activity, Discount Art N Craft Warehouse has you covered.

 

Ferric Chloride Crystals

Printmaking

NOW $36.40

Ferric Chloride Crystals should be used to make your own etching solution.

Mix the 500g pack of Ferric Chloride Crystals with 1 litre of water to make up the etching solution.

Warning: When mixing, use with rubber gloves, safety glasses and a vapour mask. Store only in glass container.

 

Kiwocol Poly-Plus Srx Photo Emulsion

Printmaking

NOW $97.90

Kiwocol Polyplus SRX is a professional quality Photographic Emulsion offering outstanding resolution on all grades of mesh. Regarded as one of industry's highest quality emulsions. Solvent and water-resistant, cleans up with stencil stripper

 

Kleen Emulsion Stripper

Printmaking

NOW $48.95

Clean screens with ease with the Kleen Emulsion Sripper. Quickly and easily removes photo emulsion. 

Mix with water and apply with a spray bottle for effective and economical screen reclaim.

 

Lino Wood Tools Set

Printmaking

NOW $18.65

This Lino Wood Tools Set is ideal for beginners and students. Constructed using high quality steel, the tool set is suitable for lino cutting, as well as carving soapstone or talcstone.
Great for creating smooth and sharp lines as well as carving larger areas.

The Lino Wood Tools Set Includes 1 U & 2 V cutting shapes. 

FAQs about Printmaking Supplies

The technique of printing motifs or patterns on a surface using ink and pressure is known as printmaking. This technology has been around for quite some time, having first been observed in China about 255 BC. Since then, printmaking of various sorts has thrived all around the world.

The four main types of printmaking are categorised as: relief, intaglio, planographic and stencil.

Relief printing is one of the most straightforward printmaking processes, in which material is carved off or removed from around the projecting design that is to be printed. The ink here is applied to the plateau of the matrix.

Intaglio printing, technically speaking, is the inverse of relief printing: the ink is applied beneath the original surface of the matrix, such as with engraving and etching techniques.

The major difference between the relief/intaglio and planographic techniques is that the design is printed on a flat surface in the latter. The matrix is left intact, but it is specially prepared to allow for the transfer of the picture.

Last but not least, stenciling is a form of printmaking that involves cutting a thin material and then printing the design onto it by rubbing or spraying paint around the spaces that have been carved out. As stencils are one of the most popular methods used by urban interventionists, they are also very popular among street artists.

Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper. There are many different types of printmaking, from linocut and etching, to engraving, monotype, woodcut and lithography. Whichever style of printmaking you prefer, Discount Art N Craft Warehouse has the supplies for you.

Want to try your hand at Block Printing? We’ve got water wash relief ink, block ink medium extender, easy carve printing blocks, frisket film, low tack film and printing ink in all sorts of colours. We’ve got silk lino, lino cutters, rollers and carving tool sets. To ensure your closest CMYK printing match, we even stock the Pantone Plus Series Colour Bridge at one of the best prices around.

Discount Art N Craft Warehouse is proudly Australian owned and hugely competitive on prices. We offer an extensive range of products from adhesives and art desks to canvas, calligraphy, clay, construction and copic. Whether you’re a lifelong fan of arts and crafts or new to the art and craft world, Discount Art N Craft Warehouse is your one stop shop for everything you need.

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