Akua® represents the same dedication to quality and innovation upon which Speedball® was built. Developed by professional printmaker, Susan Rostow, Akua Inks offer artists an unprecedented printmaking experience. Formulated to dry through absorption, not evaporation, Akua Inks remove any time constraints from the creative process since the inks will only dry once printed into the fibers of the paper. Akua Inks also eliminate the need to handle toxic solvents as both our Akua Intaglio and
Akua Retarder 4oz. (118ml)
Akua Retarder is used with Akua Liquid Pigment to slow drying rate and acts as a release. A few drops of Retarder are required when printing with Liquid Pigment onto dry paper. Ideal for use in environments that are extremely hot, cold and/or dry.