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Tints

For me, mixing small quantities of ink for relief printing has often produced inconsistent tints across print runs, and I end up wasting time and resources. I think the only way to get an accurate and repeatable tint from transparent white and a base colour, is to actually print them with inks mixed by weight.

 

This is a book showing a selection of eight ink colours, from Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies, and how to tint them using weighed out ink in ratios of transparent white to base colour. The ratios shown are base colour,  3/1, 10/1, 30/1, 100/1 and 200/1.

 

The 16 page book is printed letterpress in 8 and 11pt Monotype Grotesque with 36pt square border units, and bound in white Windsor book cloth printed letterpress with the title in a gradient of the colours. The endpapers are 175gsm Colorplan Slate. Limited to an edition of 20.

 

Hardback

130 × 200mm / 16 pages / 148gsm Mohawk Superfine White Eggshell

 

Published in February 2024.

 

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Tints
  • Tints

    For me, mixing small quantities of ink for relief printing has often produced inconsistent tints across print runs, and I end up wasting time and resources. I think the only way to get an accurate and repeatable tint from transparent white and a base colour, is to actually print them with inks mixed by weight.

     

    This is a book showing a selection of eight ink colours, from Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies, and how to tint them using weighed out ink in ratios of transparent white to base colour. The ratios shown are base colour,  3/1, 10/1, 30/1, 100/1 and 200/1.

     

    The 16 page book is printed letterpress in 8 and 11pt Monotype Grotesque with 36pt square border units, and bound in white Windsor book cloth printed letterpress with the title in a gradient of the colours. The endpapers are 175gsm Colorplan Slate. Limited to an edition of 20.

     

    Hardback

    130 × 200mm / 16 pages / 148gsm Mohawk Superfine White Eggshell

     

    Published in February 2024.

     

    Shipping is included in the price.

      £90.00Price
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