Paints and Inks

Colours of Australia Inks
The Colours of Australia, from Blackstone, is a series inspired by Australian icons. Colours of Australia fountain pen ink is a high quality, Australian made fountain pen ink formulated from water soluble dyes with no harmful additives and is pH neutral. These inks can also be used with stylus or brushes and are ideal for writing, calligraphy, drawing, washes, painting, and airbrushing.

These inks are packaged in reusable Polypropylene bottles. Polypropylene is one of the toughest plastics in existence and these bottles are practically indestructible. These bottles can be re-purposed as ink carry or storage bottles and are also completely recyclable.

colours and samples

30 ml bottle: $8.00 ($7.27)

 

Color Burst Packs
Amazing powder water colour medium that lets you create beautiful water colour techniques. It’s great for water colour painting, fine art and mixed media. It’s as easy as ‘sprinkle and spritz’. With a few simple techniques you can create wax resist, stenciled and splattered looks, the results are stunning and the options are endless.

Try it on all manner of papers – fabulous on khadi paper – fusible webbing – just drop tiny amounts and spritz with water, or use with alcohol inks. Thicken with CMC paste for a magical covering – use with rubbing plates or your favourite stencils. Seal with Acrylic Wax.

These paints come in themed packs of six.

pack choices
an informative video

Pack of six: $49.50 ($45.00)

 

Color Burst Liquid Metals Packs
Liquid metals will add a liquid lustre to your work. Designed for use with Color Burst, Liquid Metal is a suspension of finely granulated metallic powder along with colourant in a dispensing liquid in a handy dropper bottle. When blended with Color Burst and water, they will make your Color Burst artwork shine. Three stunning six pack choices.

Use in cardmaking, scrapbooking, stamping, water colour painting and mixed media projects.

Water based, non toxic and cleans up easily with soap and water.
These Liquid Metals come in themed packs of six.

liquid metal pack choices

Pack of six: $49.50 ($45.00)

 

Fresco Finish Chalk Acrylics
Fresco Finish Acrylics are top quality, highly pigmented water based, environmentally friendly acrylic paints. Can be used on many surfaces without the need for undercoat or primer: paper, card, metal, wood, ceramic, canvas etc. Chalk finish is perfect to stamp on. Sand lightly then stamp. Dilute with water up to 50% to create a wash.
Shake well before using. Easy clean up in warm water. Eco Friendly.

colour chart
some useful videos
more information

50ml Jar: $7.95 ($7.23)

 

Paperartsy Grunge Paste
Grunge Paste can be applied easily to most surfaces: wood, chip board etc to add texture and dimention to your mixed media projects. Apply with palette knife, create smooth or rough effects, stamp into it (spritz water on stamp first). GP can be easily coloured with Fresco Finish Chalk Acrylics, and is ideal as a stencil paste. Easy to clean up in warm water.
Customers - we are currently out of stock of this product. More before too long.

pic and three useful videos

147ml Jar: $9.90 ($9.00)

 

Precious Metal
Precious Metal Colour is a highly pigmented liquid metal effect paint that is non-toxic and water-based. This brilliant metallic shimmering product can be applied to many surfaces including glass, plastic and paper. The colors won’t fade or tarnish over time. With its high opacity, you only need one brush stroke to create remarkable shimmering effects. Use brush or sponge to apply. Available in 28 brilliant colours.

colour chart
review

25ml Jar: $11.50 ($10.45)

 

Koh-i-noor
Water based dye set. "Solid dyes" They look like ordinary paints, but the effect is a very concentrated Brusho - more ink than paint.
The 12 set contains dense highly pigmented, vibrant colours which mix well and give exciting results when bleached. Full palette of colours.
The 24 set contains rich opaque colours and, of course, more shades.

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12 set stack: $15.80 ($14.36 )
24 set stack: $18.95 ($17.23)

 

India Ink
Archival black, raised surface pad. Acid Free and Fade Resistant. Dries quickly and permanently on most papers. Works well with Color Bursts and with watercolours generally.
Currently out of stock - more soon.

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Archival Ink Pad: $9.00 ($8.18)

 

Archival Ink
Archival Inks provide lasting stamping results that are permanent on many surfaces. They give a crisp image that doesn't bleed over water-based inks and markers, acrylic paint, water colors. These inks will not deteriorate paper of photos or bleed when painted or brayered over with water colours, markers or pearl pigments. Acid free, non-toxic, fade resistant and water resistant. Easy to use - simply ink stamp and press onto paper.
Available in four shades in a standard size stamp pad.

colours

Archival Ink Pad: $8.00 ($7.27)

 

Walnut Ink
Comes in crystalline form. Excellent for staining papers to give an aged/antique appearance. Make your solution by mixing approximately 1 teaspoon of crystals to a half cup of hot water - more or less depending on depth of colour required. Easy to achieve a colour gradation that gives the appearance old aged documents. Now comes packaged in rigid 30g jars.

We also have our own booklet 'Let's Play with Walnut Ink', - all you need to know about using walnut ink. Lots of illustrations, 20 pages.

samples

Walnut Ink 30g jar: $6.60 ($6.00)
Booklet: $11.90 ($10.82)

 

Inkssentials Watermark Resist
Dual purpose ink pad. This versatile ink can be used to create the look of a watermark on colored papers and as a crisp, bright resist for water-based dye inks on Gloss Paper. It also works as a great embossing ink. Ideal for creating easy and fabulous backgrounds on cards, scrapbook pages and more.

more details

Ink pad: $12.95 ($11.77)

 

VersaMark
Finally a pad that lets your personality shine through! Easy for beginning crafters to use, but versatile enough for experienced artists to create unparalleled masterpieces. VersaMark allows you to perform a number of amazing techniques. Stamp your image onto text-weight paper to explore the possibilities of watermarking, or stamp subtle tone-on-tone images onto colored cardstock. Create a resist image by stamping on glossy cardstock and brayering with dye ink. And VersaMark is so sticky that it will act as a "glue" for chalks and pigment powders. You won't believe what you can do with just one ink pad.

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Inkpad: $14.90 ($13.55)

 

StazOn Solvent Inkpads
StazOn lets you do what most other ink pads do not - stamp on non-porous surfaces without embossing. Use this ink on surfaces such as glass, metal, shrink-it, cellophane, aluminium foil, leather and acrylic. The solvent-based ink is transparent in nature, resulting in a beautiful 'stained-glass' look.
Available in Jet Black only.

picture and colour chart

Inkpad 10cm x 6.5cm: $14.40 ($13.09)

 

StazOn Stamp Cleaner
This product is specially formulated to clean and condition your stamps after use with StazOn inkpads.
Use to prevent the stamp staining that can occur with solvent ink use. StazOn is acid free.

picture and instructions

56ml bottle: $9.00 ($8.18)