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Gamblin Relief Ink, 3 colors

Gamblin Relief Ink and Modifiers

Gamblin Relief Ink colors are available in 175ml cans (6.5 fluid ounces).

Modifiers

These inks are heavily pigmented. To extend the ink or make it more transparent, add pigmented ink to Gamblin Relief Ink Transparent Base.

Depending on the technique, temperature, humidity, paper and type of plate, all inks may need slight adjustments to print perfectly. Add small amounts of these modifiers into the ink and mix well before adding more.

To thin relief ink so it spreads easily, add Gamblin #000 Burnt Plate Oil. Add sparingly; details may be lost if the ink becomes too fluid. Tack Reducer is a transparent gel made from a very light drying oil. Small amounts added to the ink will reduce tack so the ink spreads out more readily and evenly. Gamblin Magnesium Carbonate stiffens the ink and reduces the ink's gloss level.

Portland Intense Black is just that - intense. When you are mixing colors, add it in very tiny amounts. It is easy to overdo it.

PNCA (Pacific Northwest College of Art) in Portland, Oregon worked with Gamblin to create a limited edition recycled ink. The mix of recycled pigments is different with each batch, so Watershed Grey is always unique and never repeated. When it's gone, it's gone until the next batch is made. This year's Watershed Grey is a very dark grey.

The colors shown below may be affected by your monitor settings and are intended to be used as a guide only.

Also available in discounted Sets. Please see the list under "Gamblin Relief Ink" in the left-hand column.

Gamblin Relief Ink

  Price Enter Quantity
K7700

Portland Intense Black (with a cool undertone)
Opaque, PBk7, PB27:1

Gamblin Black
$12.95

K7741

Watershed Grey
limited edition recycled ink, 330g can (see description above)

Gamblin Watershed Grey
$11.95

K7702

Prussian Blue
Semi-trans, PB 27:1

Gamblin Prussian
$15.95

K7703

Phthalo Blue

Gamblin Phthalo Blue
$19.95

K7705

Ultramarine Blue
Transparent, PB29

Gamblin Ultramarine

This color has been discontinued by the manufacturer.

K7708

Phthalo Green
Transparent, PG7

Gamblin Green
$19.95

K7712

Napthol Scarlet
Semi-trans, PR9

Gamblin Scarlet
$19.95

K7714

Quinacridone Red
Transparent, PV19

Gamblin Red
$15.95

K7720

Titanium White
Opaque, PW7, PW4

$12.95

K7726

Hansa Yellow Light
Semi-trans, PY3

Gamblin Yellow
$19.95

K7732

Sepia
Opaque, PBk9, PR101

Gamblin Sepia
$15.95

K7735

Transparent Base

$12.95

K7736

Gamblin #000 Burnt Plate Oil (thinner), 8oz

plate oil

Please note:
Burnt Plate Oil cannot be shipped by US Mail, only by UPS.

$8.95

K7739 Gamblin Tack Reducer, 150ml

$8.95

K7738

Gamblin Magnesium Carbonate (white powder, adds body), 100gm

Magnesium Carbonate

Can be irritating if breathed in; use a mask

$12.95

K7799

2 7/8" Skin Papers, Bundles of 500 each

Gamblin Ink skin papers
$9.95

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