Water-Soluble Ink For Lift-Ground Etching 200ml

Item number: ASL1000-002

Sugar-lift ground for etching plates

Category: Stop out Varnish | Hard ground


£ 18,09
£ 9,04 per 100 ml

including 19% VAT., plus shipping

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Shipping time: 2 - 3 workdays


Reservage Lift Ground Lacquer ASL1000


Water-soluble ink for use in the lift-ground technique, also called sugar-lift in gravure printing for making a printing plate on copper, steel or zinc.

Suitable both for subtle work with a fine brush and for etchings with a painterly effect with a free stroke and a wide brush.



Apply the drawing with a brush, let it dry in the air or with the help of a hair dryer and paint over it with highly diluted asphalt varnish.

Afterwards, the lift-ground coating can be rinsed away with running water and the plate can be etched after applying an aquatint or directly.


Technical data:

  • Colour: light blue
  • Diluent: Water
  • drying time at 20 degrees Celsius: 30-45 minutes

Shipping weight:0,65 Kg
Contents:200,00 ml