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Rear 279 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart 7000

p: 03 6231 6992 e: info@adartsupplies.com

PRINTMAKING

Printmaking is a traditional technique of making an impression onto paper.  Whether you are etching, relief, screen printing or mono-printing we have the supplies to get you started and keep you going.

Etching

Charbonnel etching inks both oil based and aquawash, burnishers and economy etching needles, tarlatan by the meter, soft and hard ground.

We stock acid free boxboard and shellac flakes which can be used to make the collagraph plates.

 

Relief

For woodblock and lino printing we have Caligo safewash inks, Graphic Co (limited stock due to supply), and Derivan Block Printing Inks.  Plates are traditional grey lino, double sided soft vinyl plates, Speedball easy cut, and Japanese maple and magnolia wood blocks.  Carving tools include Japanese wooden handle sets, deluxe Edward Lyons sets, and Speedball Zip cutters and handle. We have Bamboo and plastic barrens, along with the handcrafted ball bearing barrens.

 

Silkscreen

We stock Nehoc kits and accessories.  Eziscreen is low cost and chemical free option of screen printing. Kits include all you need to print T-shirts including ready to expose screens, wash out tubs, squeegees, inks, screen frame and even a T-shirt! We also sell separately StencilPro screens and transparency films. 

Aquatex silkscreen inks are designed to print on cotton, polyester, paper, silk and wood.  Available in a variety of colours, including fluro, we stock the inks in 500ml, 1 ltr and 4 ltr. These inks can be set using a household iron with temperatures of 150deg.

adArt stocks aluminum screens in various sizes with 43T mesh and sell 43T mesh by the meter. We have squeegees to fit the screens.

For printmaking we have all your paper needs covered – check out our paper page for more info.