Gamblin Etching Inks - Gamblin Printmaking Inks are made with the same respect for traditional materials that have made Gamblin Artists Oil Colors the choice for many of Americas finest painters. Artist quality printing inks and artist grade oil colors share many characteristics, such as strong pigmentation and the highest quality binders. Only the finest quality Burnt Plate Oil and lightfast pigments are used to make these inks. This simple formula is what leads to permanence.
Our inks are hand crafted in small batches in our Portland, Oregon factory. Printmakers can count on a high pigment load and rich saturated colors in their prints. Gamblin Inks print with unparalleled intensity and sensitivity to printmakers‹¨« most finely detailed marks.
Etching Inks Our etching inks are designed for printmakers who want strong reliable inks for edition printing. Etching Inks are available in 300ml cans (1 Lb).
Gamblin Etching Inks were formulated at the request of professional printmakers in the Pacific Northwest who wanted strong reliable inks for edition printing. The palette of pure intense pigments offers a broad range of color mixing potential. Five black inks and Graphite were formulated to meet the demands of printmakers who want deep rich black inks with good working characteristics. Portland Black and Portland Cool Black are ideal for edition printing; both offer a strong line and medium plate tone. For engravers, printers of mezzotints, or others who need more resistance from their ink, Portland Stiff Black is also available. Gamblin Etching Inks are all bound in the highest quality Burnt Plate Oil.