Akua Tools & Accessories
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 Wiping Fabric
10yds x 19″
Made with polyester, Akua Wiping Fabric is less absorbent, smoother and softer than traditional tarlatan. Its unique construction allows plates to be wiped much more quickly and effectively, leaving more highly saturated color and smooth solids without streaking, with no need for a final paper or hand wipe. Long-lasting and lint-free, Akua Wiping Fabric is a must have for any Intaglio, Drypoint, Collagraph, Monotype or Photopolymer project. Suitable for use with any water- or oil-based printmaking inks. For maximum best results, print with Akua Intaglio or Liquid Pigment.