PD Packard Studio Shot

Brooklyn, NY

New York City-based artist, PD Packard, heads the Akua Inks social media activity and is the right-hand to Akua Inks’ inventor, Susan Rostow. She teaches collaborative workshops for all ages and specializes in creating decorative papers with Akua Liquid Pigments. She actively exhibits her work internationally and nationally; Tate Britain Museum, London England, CBK Amsterdam Gallery, Netherlands, Guanlan Art Museum, Shenzhen, China, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Center for the Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Chelsea Art Museum, NYC.

Images of Work


Printed Decorative Papers
Relief Printing
Carborundum Gel

Favorite Products

Akua Liquid Pigments are incredibly versatile. Using the liquid pigments enables me to print 10+ sheer layers of beautiful colors and print Akua Intaglio Inks on top! It's also excellent when tinting etchings and can be used like dyes on mulberry paper.

Upcoming Workshops/Events

Upcoming Workshop:
Demystify Color
Learn the Versatility of Akua Liquid Pigments

Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location: Susan Rostow’s Brooklyn Studio, 832 E 17th Street, Brooklyn NY

PD Packard will teach inventive ways on how to create decorative paper for book art, sculpture, and installation. Through a hands-on demonstration, PD will use Akua Liquid Pigments like dyes on mulberry paper, and print almost unlimited layers of sheer color to create patterns that appear indefinitely complex.

For registration info contact: Susan Rostow, tel: 646.284.7641 or email: susanrostow@gmail.com