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Art Supplies: Printmaking Supplies
Art Supplies: Akua water based Intaglio Ink

• Excellent alternative to oil based inks.

• Water soluble, but is stubborn to clean.

• Not as stiff as oil based inks, viscosity varies depending on color.

• Stiffer than most other water soluble printmaking inks.

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Monochromatic Monotypes
begin @ 05:19 min.

Art Supplies: Bench Hook

• Required to keep relief printmaking safe!

• Holds the block in place while you carve.

• Solid and reliable when used correctly.

• Don’t skip this material, it’s critical!!

Linoleum Printmaking

Linoleum Printmaking
begin @ 21:42 min.

Art Supplies: Large Breyer

• Used to apply ink to a printmaking block, plate, etc.

• Clean breyer can be used to rub the back of the paper into the block.

• Great for large blocks.

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Monochromatic Monotypes
begin @ 07:11 min.

Art Supplies: Small Breyer

• Used to apply ink to the block.

• Clean breyer can be used to rub the back of the paper into the block.

• Great for small blocks.

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Art Supplies: Cotton Rag

• All-purpose supply for everything!

• Used to clean up ink.

Highly absorbent and worth the cost, paper towels won’t work nearly as well.

• Can be used for a while before being disposed of.

• Rags with oil based ink must be kept in oily waste bin.

Linoleum Printmaking

Monochromatic Monotypes
begin @ 10:31 min.

Art Supplies: Gel Printing Plate

• Makes it possible to create monoprints without a press.

• Results are not as accurate as a monoprint created with a press.

• Very durable surface.

• Really great for pressing in textures into the surface.

• Clean up with baby wipes.

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Monochromatic Monotypes
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Art Supplies: Unmounted Linoleum Block

• Sheet of linoleum that can be carved into.

• Warps when washed with water.

• Can be heated with an iron.

• Cheaper than mounted linoleum.

• If you can afford mounted linoleum, buy that instead!

Linoleum Printmaking

Linoleum Printmaking
begin @ 15:38 min.

Art Supplies: Mounted Linoleum Block

• Linoleum mounted on sturdy block.

• Best surface for linoleum printmaking.

• Will not warp when washed.

• Can be heated with an iron.

• Same height as metal type.

• Costs more than unmounted linoleum, but is totally worth it!

Linoleum Printmaking

Linoleum Printmaking
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Art Supplies: Linoleum Cutter

• For relief printmaking techniques.

Back of the handle opens, you can store your blades in there!

• Many widths of blades.

• Very sharp, use caution!

Linoleum Printmaking

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Rubber Stamps
begin @ 04:54 min.

Art Supplies: Lithographic Pencils

• Hardness is #1-#5.

• #1 is softest, #5 is hardest.

Typically used for lithography, but can also be used for drawing.

• Does not erase at all.

• Great for drawing details.

Art Supplies: Lithographic Rubbing Ink

• Very intense, greasy, tacky bar of ink.

• Traditionally used for lithography.

• Can be used for drawing.

• Does not erase at all.

• Can be scraped w/ a knife or smeared w/ fingers.

Art Supplies: Plastic Scraper

• Great for scraping ink onto plexiglass.

• Won’t scratch plexiglass.

• Good for mixing printmaking ink.

Linoleum Printmaking
Monochromatic Monotypes

Speedball Speedy Carve

• Very soft and easy to carve.

• Does not crumble the way Speedball Speedy Cut does.

• Thinner than Speedball Speedy Cut.

• Super easy to cut with an X-acto knife.

• Inexpensive.

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Rubber Stamps
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Speedball Speedy Cut

• Very soft and easy to carve.

• Can be crumbly when carving tiny details.

• Super easy to cut with an X-acto knife.

• Inexpensive.

Rubber Stamps

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Art Supplies: Stamp Pad

• Terrific for printing rubber stamps.

• Much less messy than using printmaking ink.

• Ink prints thin, therefore is quick to dry.

• Inexpensive.

Rubber Stamps
begin @ 08:23 min.

Art Supplies: T-square

• Necessity when printing an edition of prints!

• Used to measure paper.

Use to tear printmaking paper.

Linoleum Printmaking
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