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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

“Safer Printmaking” DVD

This video is filled with valuable, well demonstrated information for the beginner or advanced printmaker. Susan Rostow & William Jung take you through the steps for creating reductive, additive and viscosity monotypes with and without a press; Tung Hoang shows how to print a simple one-color intaglio plate; David Jay Reed prints a four-color photo-intaglio image; and April Vollmer offers her expertise in traditional Japanese woodblock. Additional demonstrations on color mixing, modifiers, and unique monotype drawing tools are included. The DVD includes the following valuable extras: a slideshow print gallery of over 60 prints by more than 40 artists; 14 pages of print-friendly text instructions for printmakers, teachers and students; links to safer printmaking resources and workshops. (53 min.)

$25.00