Speedball Printing Baren


  • Variants for All Levels: Basic Red for beginners; Premium Padded for advanced users.
  • Premium Features: Both 4″ diameter, heavy-duty build, foam padding, and wooden handle.
  • High-Quality Material: Nitrex nylon cover for durability and smooth sliding.
  • Even Pressure: Designed for uniform pressure distribution and crisp prints.
  • Versatile Use: Ideal for hand printing, block prints, and linocuts.
Mark JacobsMark Jacobs
10:46 22 Nov 23
great products with good pricing and excellent customer service
Joseph BellJoseph Bell
11:21 16 Sep 23
I've been wanting to have a go at screen printing for a while and this little starter kit was perfect. Good price and quick delivery - thank you.
Kathrina WainstokKathrina Wainstok
07:33 14 Sep 23
Bought some lino printing bits from here. Perfectly packaged, arrived undamaged, prompt and actually helped with some advice on some new techniques. The more specialist tools really made a difference to my work.
Jordan LewisJordan Lewis
14:01 13 Sep 23
Loved my lino printing kit, good quality quick delivery
Steve BaileySteve Bailey
14:01 13 Sep 23
Amazing lino printing ink ! Great customer service !
Martin PageMartin Page
19:46 10 Jul 23
A great selection of products, quick delivery and high quality. Ordered some lino cutting blades and a set of watercolour paints. Will definitely be ordering again.
22:09 20 Jul 18
Awesome work, highly recommend!


Speedball Printing Baren: Elevate Your Printmaking

Dive into the world of printmaking with Speedball’s exceptional range of Printing Barens. Catering to both beginners and seasoned artists, our collection includes the Basic Red Baren and the Premium Padded Baren. Each is meticulously designed to enhance your printing experience, ensuring high-quality results with every press.

Basic Red Baren: A Starter’s Choice

The Basic Red Baren is the perfect entry-level tool for those embarking on their printmaking journey. Its straightforward design and ease of use make it an excellent choice for beginners eager to explore the art of block printing.

Premium Padded Baren: Precision and Comfort

For artists seeking to elevate their printmaking, the Premium Padded Baren offers unmatched quality and performance. It boasts a plethora of features designed to deliver superior prints with ease and efficiency.

Key Features:

  • Diameter: Both the Basic and Premium Barens feature a 4″ (10.16 cm) diameter, providing ample surface area for various print sizes.
  • Construction: The Premium Baren is constructed from heavy-duty plastic, padded with foam and polyethylene, ensuring durability and comfort. The comfortable grip wooden handle is designed for extended use without discomfort.
  • Cover Material: Wrapped in nitrex nylon, the Premium Baren offers a shock-absorbent, smooth slide across the print surface. This material ensures washability for longevity, keeping the tool in pristine condition over countless projects.
  • Shock Absorbent Design: The construction of the Premium Baren is specifically designed to distribute pressure evenly, eliminating smudging and uneven ink distribution. This feature is critical for achieving clear, crisp prints.
  • Smooth Slide Functionality: Designed for a seamless glide over the print surface, the Premium Baren ensures consistent ink application, crucial for detailed and extensive printing tasks.
  • Optimal Washability: Easy to clean and maintain, the Premium Baren’s washability feature guarantees it remains free of ink residue, ensuring high-quality prints time after time.

Premium Quality and Durability:

The Speedball Baren is a testament to superior craftsmanship. It is built to endure the demands of frequent use, making it a staple in both amateur and professional studios. Its heavy-duty construction and ergonomic design ensure lasting reliability and comfort.

Ideal for Hand Printing:

Both the Basic and Premium Barens are designed for hand printing excellence. They enable even pressure distribution across the print surface, essential for achieving superior ink images. Whether you’re working on block prints, linocuts, or other techniques, these barens are indispensable tools for your printmaking arsenal.

Elevate your printmaking with Speedball’s Printing Barens. Whether you’re starting your journey with the Basic Red Baren or enhancing your craft with the Premium Padded Baren, our tools are designed to bring your artistic visions to life with precision, comfort, and ease.

Additional information

Weight 0.1580 kg


Basic Plastic, Premium Padded