Akua

Monotype Printing with Akua Inks

Susan Rostow, inventor of Akua Inks, creates a large scale monotype using Akua Intaglio and Liquid Pigment Inks. Various stages of process are featured, including innovative reductive/additive techniques, using Akua Modifiers to alter viscosity/transparency, and printing multi-overlays. Akua Inks' unique working properties are highlighted throughout the demonstration including their extended working time and soap and water cleanup.


Hand Pulled Monotype Printing with Akua Inks and Pin Press

Susan Rostow, inventor of Akua Intaglio and Liquid Pigment Inks, gives a step-by-step overview demonstrating how to create a hand-pulled monotype print using the Akua Pin Press. Video features Akua Intaglio and Liquid Pigments Inks and highlights reductive and additive techniques, creating wash effects, choosing the right paper, and how to print using Akua's portable printing press. Akua Inks' unique working properties are highlighted throughout the demonstration including their extended working time and soap and water cleanup
  
 

 

Intaglio Printing with Akua Inks on a Solar Plate

Susan rostow, inventor of akua intaglio and liquid pigment inks, demonstrates how to print an intaglio plate and create platetone on a photopolymer solarplate. video includes examples of intaglio monoprints and a finished work used to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind artist book. akua inks' unique working properties are highlighted throughout the demonstration including their extended working time, ease in wiping the plate, and soap and water cleanup.

 

An Intro to Akua Kolor and Monotype Printing

See how this waterbased, non-toxic ink works beautifully in a monotype print process with rich, vibrant results. High quality for professional artists, yet safe for younger students.




Basic Printing Techniques with Akua Intaglio Inks

Akua Intaglio ink combines artist-grade pigments in a soy-based binder creating a permanent ink that is non-toxic and environmentally safe. No special ventilation, toxic solvents, or fireproof containers needed! It cleans with soap and water. And colors are intense and bright. 




Akua Printing Ink Modifiers

These modifiers are for use with Akua Intaglio and Akua Kolor Waterbased inks. The modifiers offer a variety of options for various printing processes - and all are eco-friendly and non-toxic.



Akua Intaglio Collagraph Monoprint

Catherine Kernan prints a carborundum and monotype plate with Akua Intaglio inks and viscosity rolls.