Akua Intaglio is a water based ink made with the highest quality gum binders and light fast pigments. Wiping the plate with water based ink is quicker than oil based ink so less wiping pressure is advised. This ink does not skin and cleans up easily with soap and water.
Professional printmaker, Susan Rostow, created Akua Intaglio™ and Liquid Pigment™ Inks to deliver brilliant colors, intense blacks and unmatched working properties. At nearly a 20% savings to the consumer*, The Akua Starter Set provides artists with an economical introduction to these highly pigmented, professional quality inks and allows them to experience the unique and limitless possibilities of creating with Akua.
New formula Akua Intaglio ink can be made loose like the original by adding Blending Medium. It can also be made more transparent like the original with the addition of Transparent Base.
Akua Liquid Pigment and Akua Intaglio are compatible
Akua Liquid Pigment can be mixed into Akua Intaglio Inks or Transparent Base to create various new colors for intaglio or relief techniques. Akua Liquid Pigment can also be printed on top or beneath Akua Intaglio inks for multi-plate overlays.
- 2 Ounce Hansa Yellow, Intaglio
- 2 Ounce Carbon Black, Intaglio
- 2 Ounce Crimson Red, Intaglio
- 1 Fluid Ounce Phthalo Blue, Liquid Pigment
- 1 Fluid Ounce Blending Medium
- Instruction Guide Included