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Our pigments are ground and milled to the perfect consistency to produce optimum results in block printing — good coverage without over-inking.
Blick Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks clean up easily with water. They're non-toxic, and conform to ASTM D 4236.
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watch out- the color on your screen is not what you get.
By Character Art Lisa
from Ladera Ranch, CA
Comments about Blick Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks:
Ok. The orange is really orange, not the burnt yellowish color represented on the computer, and so I ordered magenta, thinking it would be like the acrylic paint versions- fuschia, a purpley pink. Not so. This block printing ink comes FLOURESCENT magenta. Exactly what you'd love for your k-4th graders, and not what you want in the next older grades, basically. I'm writing to save you guys the pain. Otherwise, I'm totally excited, and loved block printing with these even on fabric for art pieces that go on the wall. We aren't throwing them in the washer, so I didn't get the textile kind.I love Blick and though the flourescent is killing me, everything else about them has always been a fabulous experience.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry that these colors were not quite what you expected. One of our Customer Care Agents will be reaching out via email to assist you in case you'd like to return them.
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Easy Clean up
from Raleigh NC
I use with 4th grade through high school.Easy clean up
Blick block printing ink
from denver, co
good for inexperienced students because cleanup is manageable. use with retarder, otherwise must work quickly. Difficult to keep inking slab free from particles which create unsightly white spots in the print. Oil base eliminates this discrepancy but cleanup in a small space makes oil base inks difficult to proof images.
Pretty colors that mix well.
from Baltimore, MD
I'm been using this ink to print a series and they print well, stay moist for a while, and the color is vibrant. Easy to clean up too!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Will Reorder, Always Kept on Hand
By Moon Shines Brightly
I love most of the Blick Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks. The only reason for four stars instead of five is because of the blue block print ink. It is always super thick, even when brand new, which is a minor annoyance. The work-around for this for me and my students is to fill a new brown glass apothecary dropper bottle with purified water and drop a few drops on the ink when the ink is placed on the platen. Mix the water with the ink using a sturdy wooden toothpick and the problem is solved.
Great inks make great prints!
from Pittsburgh PA
These block printing inks are great quality for school use and have unusual colors that can make projects extra special! I always order some white so kids can mix and create tints. The Magenta/pink really packs a punch and is worth buying since the pink you get with the red and white lacks intensity.
My students love your ink! It makes printmaking easy and fun
By Mrs. B
from Cedar Falls, Iowa
I teach art in grades K-6 and every class gets to do printmaking.Students love to make prints and are very interested in the history of printmaking. We use the regular ink as well as fabric ink.Good Brayers are important. The ones that snap away for easy cleaning snap away in the ink sometimes. Your more expensive brayers are our favorites.
Excellent printing supplies
By Spinner man
from Hastings Minnesota
I just recently got into block printing and I live in art supply desert so it's much cheaper for me to order things by mail them to drive to the nearest art supply store and Blick has everything I need
Excellent service and materials
from Martin, TN
I have always ordered from Dick Blick. The delivery is fast and the materials are of high quality. I am a painter and like the consistency of the oils and acrylics in particular.
Good for kids
from San Pedro, CA
I use it with elementary students. It's not quite as smooth as speedball but it's great for children.
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