Printing Ink

Exploring Materials: Printing Ink


Printing ink can come in many forms; for educational settings we would recommend water-based ink as it’s easier to clean up.

Find resources on this page which help you explore using printing ink to make transformational images. All resources can be adapted to all age groups from children through to adult.


Printmaker Scarlett Rebecca shows us how she uses printing ink to create lino prints and lithography prints. See the full post here. 

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