is a hand roller used in printmaking
techniques to spread ink or to offset an image from a plate to paper. They can be made of rubber
, or leather. Rubber brayers come in varieties of hardness and are primarily used for relief printing. Leather rollers are only used in lithography
. Sponge rollers are used only for scrapbooking
and other craft applications.
- Ross, John; Clare Romano The Complete Printmaker. Free Press.