Popular Printmaking Inks of November 2020

November 20, 2020 By John Mills

Rating 10 top Printmaking Inks available for sale of November 2020, with technical characteristics, customer reviews, and video reviews.

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Printmaking Inks with Great Reviews

Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, Black, 1 Pound - 380810

School Specialty

9.6
Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, Black, 1 Pound - 380810

Approx. price: $17.

Key Features:

  • Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink adds brilliance to your creations. Perfect for printmaking with linoleum, wood or any relief printing in the studio, school or home. Ink is non-toxic, gluten free and easily cleans up with soap and water. Made in the USA. Black. 1 Pound.
  • Sold as each
  • AP certified
  • Cleans up easily with water
  • Superior tacking to get the most even coverage on all printing surfaces
  • Mixes together well to create special tints and dries quickly enough for classroom use
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One of the Best Printmaking Inks

Akua IICB2 Intaglio Ink, 2 oz, Carbon Black

Speedball Art Products

9.1
Akua IICB2 Intaglio Ink, 2 oz, Carbon Black

Approx. price: $11.

Key Features:

  • CREATED BY PRINTMAKERS FOR PRINTMAKERS - Professional printmaker, Susan Rostow, developed Akua Intaglio Inks to deliver brilliant colors, intense blacks and unmatched working properties
  • DRIES THROUGH ABSORPTION - Akua Intaglio Inks only dry through absorption - they will not dry on the printmaking plate
  • VERSATILITY - These inks are ideal for Intaglio/Etching, Monotype, Gel printing and Collagraph printmaking
  • THE AKUA SYSTEM - Akua Intaglio Inks may be used with Akua Liquid Pigment and Akua Intaglio Modifiers
  • EASY CLEAN-UP - Cleans up easily with water. 2OZ (59.1ML) Jar
8.7
Speedball Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink Starter Set – 6 Bold Colors With Satiny Finish - 1.25 FL OZ Tubes - 3470

Approx. price: $29.

Key Features:

  • INDUSTRY LEADING PRINTING INK – These block printing inks receive rave reviews from artists and students for good reason.  Included are red, blue, yellow, black, white and gold water-soluble inks that are all ground and milled to the perfect consistency.
  • CREATE GORGEOUS PRINTS – The water-soluble printmaking ink is ideal for block and relief printing.  Use this premium ink on linoleum, wood, Speedy-Cut Easy, Speedy-Cut, Speedy-Carve and Polyprint.
  • INK HAS EXCELLENT TACK – The printing inks in this set all have nice tack which ensures even coverage and allows you to produce consistent, spectacular results every time.
  • QUICK, EASY CLEAN UP – There is no messy clean up when using this water-soluble printing ink. When you are done with your project the ink will come right off you using soap and water.
  • AP CERTIFIED – The Speedball Block Printing Ink Starter Set is safe for adults and children to use.  It is ACMI AP Certified and conforms to ASTM D-4236.
8.2
Speedball 3450 Oil-Based Block Printing Ink For Professional, Permanent Prints AP Certified 1.25 FL OZ, Black

Approx. price: $11.

Key Features:

  • TOP-QUALITY PIGMENTS – The oil-based block printing ink from Speedball is specifically designed for professional printing to produce top quality prints.
  • RICH INTENSE COLOR - This black block printing ink produces beautiful, vibrant color. It can be used as is or mixed with other colors to achieve various shades.
  • PERMANENT RESULTS – The oil-based block printing ink will produce a permanent result.  The ink is also waterproof.
  • AP CERTIFIED - The Speedball Oil-Based Block Printing Ink is safe for everyone to use.  It is ACMI AP Certified and conforms to ASTM D-4236, so it can be used in school or at home.
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Reasonably Priced and Good Quality

Speedball 3940 Professional Relief Ink, Supergraphic Black 8 Fl Oz

Speedball Art Products

7.9
Speedball 3940 Professional Relief Ink, Supergraphic Black 8 Fl Oz

Approx. price: $20. You may saved up to 5%.

Key Features:

  • DEVELOPED IN COOPERATION WITH AN ARTIST FOR ARTISTS - Created with world renowned relief artist, Bill Fick, the Speedball Super graphic Black ink is the premier ink for the relief industry
  • SAFER PRINTMAKING - Water-miscible, oil-based printmaking ink cleans up with soap and water
  • PROFESSIONAL QUALITY - Made of the highest quality, lightfast pigments available with no added fillers
  • DEVELOPED FOR PROFESSIONALS - Delivers rich, intense, crisp prints with the archival qualities professionals demand
  • EXCEPTIONAL WORKING PROPERTIES - Formulated for the working properties professional artists desire - consistent roll-out, beautiful transfer and tack, and holds fine details
7.9
Sax True Flow Water Soluble Block Printing Inks, Assorted Colors, Set of 6 - 1429281

Approx. price: $63.

Key Features:

  • Print with pizazz! This set of water-based inks lends one-and-done vibrant excitement to relief printing (the art of pressing/stamping an engraved or shaped piece into the wet ink and pressing onto another surface, leaving a unique replica of that design onto a different surface). Suitable for use with linoleum, an engraved wood block, flexible vinyl plate, and polyfoam. Thick paste-like ink applies smoothly and dries evenly, especially when used with a roller. Also applies easily to paper and by hand, and rinses off easily from skin—making it perfect for little ones making hand palm/finger print creations. Water-based formula provides comparable performance qualities to oil-based inks, without the mess! Product conforms to ASTM D-4236. Approved with AP seal per the Art & Craft Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI). Non-toxic. Each jar is 8 ounces.
  • Thick formula provides thorough coverage, goes on smoothly, and dries evenly without smudges
  • Bright pigment stands out on page and can be mixed together with other colors to create any hue or shade you desire
  • Mess-free, water-based formula rinses and cleans up quickly with simple soap and water
  • Wide-mouthed jar is easy to pour and/or dip brush or cut-out piece into for instant use
  • Proudly made in the USA with non-toxic pigments and materials
7.4
Strathmore Paper Pad 300 Series Lightweight Printmaking, 8"x10", White, 40 Sheets

Approx. price: $13.

Key Features:

  • Strathmore-lightweight printmaking pad
  • A light-weight paper with a textured finish ideal for mastering relief printing, practicing and proofing techniques
  • This item is manufactured in United States
6.9
Sax True Flow Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, 8 Ounce Jar, Black - 461924

Approx. price: $18.

Key Features:

  • The Sax True Flow Block printing ink is bold, bright, applies smoothly and dries evenly. Non-toxic, water based formula cleans up with soap and water for classroom convenience. Suitable for linoleum, wood block, flexible vinyl plate, and polyfoam. 8 ounce jar.
  • Water-based formula cleans up quickly and easily with soap and water
  • Economical pricing makes this ink perfect for the classroom
  • Ideal for printing with wood block, linoleum, vinyl plate and poly foam
6.5
Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, Black, 2-1/2 Ounces - 380663

Approx. price: $13.

Key Features:

  • Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink adds brilliance to your creations. Perfect for printmaking with linoleum, wood or any relief printing in the studio, school or home. Ink is non-toxic, gluten free and easily cleans up with soap and water. Made in the USA. Black. 2-1/2 Ounces.
  • Sold as each
  • AP certified
  • Cleans up easily with water
  • Superior tacking to get the most even coverage on all printing surfaces
  • Mixes together well to create special tints and dries quickly enough for classroom use
6.1
Speedball Water-Soluble Metallic Block Printing Ink Set – 4 Iridescent Colors With Satiny Finish - 1.25 FL OZ Tubes

Approx. price: $21.

Key Features:

  • LIGHTFAST PRINTING INK – These block printing inks receive rave reviews from artists and students for good reason.  Included are silver, gold, pewter and copper inks that are iridescent and dry to a rich, satiny finish.
  • CREATE GORGEOUS PRINTS – The water-soluble printmaking ink is ideal for block and relief printing.  Use this premium ink on linoleum, wood, Speedy-Cut Easy, Speedy-Cut, Speedy-Carve and Polyprint.
  • INK HAS EXCELLENT TACK – The metallic printing inks in this set all have nice tack which ensures even coverage and allows you to produce consistent, spectacular results every time.
  • QUICK, EASY CLEAN UP – There is no messy clean up when using this block printing ink. When you are done with your project the ink will come right off you using soap and water.
  • AP CERTIFIED – The Speedball Metallic Block Printing Ink Set is safe for adults and children to use.  It is ACMI AP Certified and conforms to ASTM D-4236.

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