|Each set of 4 roulettes consists of two tools for creating dots (fine and coarse) and two tools for creating lines (fine and coarse). With beechwood handles and hardened hand polished steel tips, the tools come in a useful wooden storage box complete with a chamois cloth for cleaning.|
The tools are 25'4 point per inch.
Set of 4 Roulette - 2mm - Arteina(18952)
Set of 4 Roulettes - 5mm- Arteina(18955)
Boxed set of 8 Interchangeable Roulettes - 2mm and 5mm(18951)8 interchangeable tools SET:
-Beech wood handle
- Interchangeable fixing clip made by duralumin
- The tools are made by a carbon steel alloy and
- Wooden box
|Roulettes are used to roll over the plate to create areas of tone using dots to create a stippled effect. The amount of dots per square inch varies according to the tool, more dots per square inch will create a darker tone, less will be lighter.|
The irregular dot tool has a more egg shaped head and creates a pebble effect.
Roulette - 45 dots per inch(1870)
Roulette - 65 dots per inch(1871)
Roulette - 85 dots per inch(1872)
Roulette - Irregular dot
|Mezzotint rockers are used to create areas of rich black tone. Rock the tool across the plate in a criss-cross fashion to create lines of dots which eventually build up to create the tonal areas. More lines to the square inch create darker tones. |
The rocker weight set attached to the rocker to help 'rock' the ground more efficiently with less effort.
Mezzotint Rocker - 2.5" (64mm) wide - 65 lines per inch(1861)
Mezzotint Rocker - 2.5" (64mm) wide - 85 lines per inch(1862)
Mezzotint Rocker Weight Set - 1lb (450g)
To add weight to the mezzotint rockers.