Daniel Smith Etching Grounds and Stop Outs
Daniel Smith Asphaltum Powder. Use this product to make your own asphaltum. The process is simple. Just add a petroleum solvent to the powder and let it stand for a few days. It will dissolve and can then be modified to a desired viscosity. Powdered asphaltum can also be used in its powdered stae for aquatinting.
Daniel Smith Lump Rosin. Filtered to remove impurities, our lump rosin reaches a consistent melting poimt. Use in an aquatint box or pulverize it for dispersal through a silk or cotton bag.
Daniel Smith Liquid Asphaltum. Our liquid asphaltum is heavy-bodied and ideal as an etching ground or for rubbing-up lithographic plates and stones. It thins and cleans with lithotine or mineral spirits. Be sure to use it in good ventilation. (This item is combustible and cannot be ordered through Daniel Smith Online at this time. To order this product, please call 1-800-426-6740)