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About Us

Why A New Ink?

The development of a versatile ink base was prompted by a physical reaction to the years of exposure to solvents and odors in a closed studio environment. I wanted an ink that handled and dried like the inks I had learned
with, and, I wanted an ink that could mimic the beauty and luminosity of the Japanese woodblocks.

The Inks have evolved over the past decade into a reliable and versatile printing ink for hand prints. The walnut oil base for the ink is non-yellowing which means those subtle blues in a print will not change color, a natural reaction of commercially refined linseed oil.

Studio Visits
We are located in South Denver and visits are always welcome. Call or email to set a time to explore the process and visit. 
Watch for the Weekender Workshops which explore print techniques in one day sessions. Watch for listings at the Reference Page.

Dry Creek Art Press Studio
303 956-2994