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
the two barrister colours

30 ml bottle colours of australia: $9.00 ($8.18)
30 ml bottle barrister range: $15.70 ($14.27)



Water based dye sets. "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.


12 set stack: $12.00 ($10.91)
24 set stack: $25.00 ($22.73)



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)



VersaFine Clair Inkpad
The VersaFine Clair pigment ink pad by Tsukineko is a quick drying pigment ink that provides impeccable solid surface-area coverage as well as capturing fine details on stamps.

Once dry, stamped images are waterproof and will not smear. Perfect for using with watercolours to colour stamped images. Embossable for several minutes - perfect for layered stamping. The air tight, ergonomic case keeps the pad inky. Images are light fast and fade resistant.


VersaFine Clair Pigment Pad: $14.50 ($13.18)



Dyestress Inkpads
Dye-Stress is a quality line of blendable dye inks from ColorBox. They are bright, translucent colours which work well on coated and uncoated papers, similar to traditional dye inks, but they also offer an extended dry time for blending, distressing, and unique embossing techniques.


Dyestress pack: $9.90 ($9.00)



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 generall


India Ink Pad: $11.50 ($10.45)



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.


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.


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



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.


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)