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These inks have excellent tack for uniform coverage and are very easy to clean up with water.
Creates subtle transparent colors and maintains ink viscosity. 1.25 oz.
Ink Starter Set
The perfect set for beginners, this arrangement contains six water-soluble 37 ml (1.25 oz) tubes of Red, Blue, Yellow, Black, White, and Gold ink. Ink dries to a rich, satiny finish and cleans up easily with water.
Slows drying time for water-soluble inks during printing. 1.25 oz.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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Speedball Water-based Inks
from Orlando, Fla.
Comments about Speedball Water-Based Block Printing Inks:
The ink has a nice rich black color.I really like how easy it is to clean up off surfaces.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Wichita Kansas
Neon can be tricky dries fast
quick response, I will order more
from Asheville, NC
I'm using the inks and watercolor cards to make lino-cut Christmas cards. Will use the stipple paper for drawing.
Always rely on speedball
from Kearney, NE
When my students do any kind of relief printmaking Speedball is easy to work with, clean up and prints very well. it is great for beginners and older students. It have good color selection and colors can be mixed or blended. It is what I rely on.
Great for our classroom
By Jackie the art teacher
from Denver, CO
Great classroom product
Block Printing Ink
I am new to lino cutting and block printing so I have nothing to compare the inks to except maybe an ink pad. The colors are bright and clear and go on easy. I am happy with my purchase and yes they are better than my ink pad. I got a really good deal from Dick Blick. So I am pleased all the way around.
Speedball Water-Based Block Printing Inks for Monoprinting
from Galena, IL
I'm using these inks for monoprinting. Ink is thick, rolls out nicely and colors are vibrant. No complaints.
The standard for block printing inks
By nature printer
from Brainerd, MN
Years ago, I began nature printing with this product and over the years, it has never failed me. Superb color coverage, excellent smoothness, whether I am using a brayer or a dauber. I always use it in workshops and recommend it to everyone.
Love this Ink
from Columbus, OH
I use these inks for handmade stamps and they work great. You can mix them to make great colors. Sometimes I add a bit of water to thin them out a little, but all in all they're great as is. The colors are vibrant and I'm glad I got the variety, as I couldn't quite mix a great violet with the red and blue, but the violet provided is a good one. I've never used them for anything but stamping, but they're great for what I need!
I use SB inks, even though it seems to be something artists are reluctant to admit. I started with them, I know them, and how they act.. I will say they dry very very quickly. I love them and hate them for this trait..I love that you can get several layers done in a day because they dry on the paper quickly but am sometimes frustrated that the inks dry in the glass befor I am done printing. I have to use a lof retarder to keep the ink workable. I recommend buying the extender and retarder from the SB print master line as they are cheaper and come in larger tubes.
Learn basic block printing techniques using various Speedball materials. This video includes information on traditional linoleum block, Speedy Carve Block and other easy to use products for the beginner to advanced artist.
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