Printmaking & Art Supplies in Melbourne
Welcome to Melbourne Etching Supplies
Melbourne Etching Supplies has been supplying printmakers and artists with quality printmaking and art supplies for over 25 years. Specialising in printmaking, our wide range includes materials for intaglio, screen printing, relief printing and lithography. We also supply our wide range of printmaking and art supplies to schools across Australia.
Since 1890, Sennelier have supplied the worldsâ€™s largest range of soft pastels. These are all hand-made and come in the basic range of 525 colours. All pastels are naturally air-dried and carry the stringent US non-toxic label for health and safety. Empty boxes are available to make up your own colour sets for portrait, landscape or other specific use. These pastels measure 10mm in diameter and 70mm long.
Sennelier Soft Pastels Colour Chart$6.32
Abstract by Sennelier is a high quality fine acrylic paint manufactured in France and packaged in a in a flexible pouch.
Its pigment concentration, quite amazing for this segment of the market, gives it a creamy-to-thick consistency which we've called 'Heavy Body', along with incomparable covering power. The paste is a pleasure to handle with a brush, a palette knife or straight out of the soft pack . Its ease of application onto multiple surfaces makes it very popular with students, professional painters, street artists and many more creative people.
Sennelier Abstract Acrylics info & colour chart
Sennelier Abstract Acrylics brochure$9.33
Speedball Super Pigmented Acrylic Drawing & Calligraphy Inks.
Speedballâ€™s rich, vivid calligraphy inks are formulated from the best pigments on earth. These high-quality inks are ideal for a variety of techniques including calligraphy, drawing, stamping, airburshing, and scrapbooking. Inks are inter-mixable, waterproof, lightfast, acid-free and archival, providing artists and crafters the best possible results.$7.34
Aqua Wash inks are used in the same manner as traditional inks, except that for intaglio, the papers do not have to be as damp. They have similar viscosity to Charbonnelsâ€™ traditional inks, and soften a bit with mixing.They dry slowly, at the same rate as solvent-based inks.
Suitable for for all forms of intaglio, lithography, monotype and relief printmaking. Can be easily mixed with other Aqua Wash inks and colors.$16.45
Hereâ€™s how it works: when the cyanotype fabric is exposed to sunlight, a chemical reaction occurs. It wonâ€™t reveal itself, though, until you put the fabric in water. Then it will instantly turn blue!
So how do you make a print? Place objects on the fabric to block the light: anywhere the sunlight doesnâ€™t touch will remain white and leave a photographic impression on the fabric (this is called a â€œphotogramâ€?).To make prints of photographs, just print the photo onto a transparency (Photos must first be inverted into negative, just like with other traditional photographic processes) and place that on top of the fabric instead of an object. You can even make prints from drawings by first drawing on a transparencyâ€”the possibilities are endless! Exposure time depends on conditions, but is generally 3-10 minutes.
8.5" x 11"/216 mm x 279 mm Cotton Sateen Sheets
Cyanotype Detailed Instructions
Cyanotype Tips and Troubleshooting
Cyanotype vs. SolarFast Fact Sheet
Toning Cyanotype Prints$50.49