Etching & Intaglio
Intaglio is the form of printmaking in which the image is incised into a printing plate. Under the umbrella of intaglio, we find the techniques of etching, engraving, drypoint, mezzotint, and collagraph.
ETCHING & INTAGLIO TOOLS
We stock intaglio tools from the world’s leading manufacturers including etching needles, carbide tip tools, burin engravers, and mezzotint rockers.
PLATES & PREP
Zinc and copper plates for etching, transparent plates for collagraph, monoprint, and drypoint, and preparation tools can be found in this section.
INKS & MODIFIERS
Browse traditional formula oil based inks and a selection of modifiers, as well as watersoluble inks for intaglio techniques.
INKING & WIPING
In this section we have the tools and materials you will need to dab, scrape, or roll your ink onto the intaglio plate.
An assortment of essentials for intaglio, including low odour solvents as well as alkaline stripping agents for acrylic resists.
PLATEMAKING GROUNDS & RESISTS
Traditional bitumen and wax-based grounds, dedicated acrylic grounds and resists, and materials for creating carborundum plates.