Schmincke AquaLino Mediums


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Schmincke AquaLino Mediums

The extensive variations of lino and material printing provide artists and creative people with many design possibilities. These mediums are designed to be used with Schmincke AquaLino Colours. Schmincke LINO mediums add visual effects to lino colours. Depending on the medium used, print colours are made more transparent, glossy or acquire a mother-of-pearl effect. The effect depends on the quantity of medium and shade of the linoprint colour.

Block Print Mediums:

50 900 LINO pearl medium (35 ml)– for pearlescent effects
To be used mixed with Schmincke linoprint colours (lightening effect) or pure for overprinting. The intensity of the pearl or lightening effect depend on the quantity, opacity and brightness of the respective linoprint colour (more transparent and darker colours increase the effect). Water-based, remains water-soluble after drying. Mixing ratio: At least 1 part medium to 9 parts of linoprint colour. Do not dilute.
Contains: Gum Arabic and pearlescent pigment.

Prussian blue mixed with LINO pearl –
left: pure colour, right: mixed with LINO pearl

50 901 LINO gloss medium (35 ml) – Increases gloss and transparency
Medium for mixtures with linoprint colours (for more transparency) or to be used pure for overprinting. The gloss effect or transparency depend on the quantity of medium used. Water-based, remains water-soluble after drying. Do not dilute. Contains: Gum Arabic.

Ivory black with LINO gloss – left: pure colour, right: application overprinted with LINO gloss

50 902 LINO extender (glaze) (35 ml) – Increases transparency, for glaze effects
Medium rich in binder for mixtures with linoprint colours. Increases transparency in mixtures with linoprint colours. No influence on gloss. Water-based, remains water-soluble after drying. Mixing ratio: At least 1 part medium to 5 parts of linoprint colour. Effects depend on the amount of added medium. Do not dilute. Contains: Gum Arabic.

50 906 LINO Retarder (35 ml) – Medium to slow drying time

Retarder medium to be mixed with Linoprint colours. This medium is ready to use and should be used undiluted. To be used in mixtures with Schmincke linoprint colours. The mixing ratio medium to linoprint colour should be at least 1 part medium to 1 parts of linoprint colour. The effect rises with the amount of medium.

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Lino Extender, Lino Gloss, Lino Pearl, Lino Retarder

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