Alcohol Ink

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Alcohol Ink Holiday Workshop 2020

Alcohol Ink Holiday Workshop 2020! 

The workshop is over, but you can still gain access to the demonstrations and join our Private Facebook Group!

How to Paint Turtle in Alcohol Ink

How to Paint Turtle in Alcohol Ink

Join alcohol ink artist and instructor, Teri Jones in the Turtle painting demonstration.  For members of the Alcohol Ink Art Society, Teri has provided the full-length demonstration as a resource.  Log in to the Society to watch the full version. Follow Teri on...

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Spooky Graveyard Alcohol Ink Painting

Spooky Graveyard Alcohol Ink Painting

Watch this demonstration by alcohol Ink artist, Teresa Brown on painting a spooky graveyard scene with alcohol ink on Dura Bright papers from Grafix. See Teresa Brown's profile and connect with her on Social Media.

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Join us for the #AIJournalChallenge

Join us for the #AIJournalChallenge

Art Journal with us! Do you like to create with alcohol ink?  I know that I sure do and I would love for you to join me on a journey in alcohol ink art journaling. I’m Laurie Williams an alcohol ink, mixed media artist and fan of everything alcohol ink.     I find art...

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Whale’s Tale – Alcohol Ink Tutortial

Whale’s Tale – Alcohol Ink Tutortial

This is a presentation by Alcohol Ink Artist and Instructor, Francine Dufour Jones.   In this instructional demonstration, Francine demonstrates painting a Whale's Tale.   Download line drawings here Download supply list here

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Alcohol Ink Markers on Tile – Painting a Sunset

Alcohol Ink Markers on Tile – Painting a Sunset

Sunset Painting with Alcohol Ink Markers on Tile Artist and Instruction, Vera Worthington demonstrates this unique, easy and fun technique for painting with alcohol ink markers on a small tile. She paints this lovely alcohol ink sunset with some simple tools....

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Blending with Alcohol Ink Markers

Blending with Alcohol Ink Markers

by Billy Breeze Art In this post, we have a guest presenter, Billy Hamilton who discusses blending techniques with alcohol ink markers.  He even demonstrates drawing Squidward from Spongebob, which is super fun.      Follow Billy's Instagram @billybreezeart Subscribe...

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Alcohol Ink with Simple Screens Laurie Trumpet Collection

Alcohol Ink with Simple Screens Laurie Trumpet Collection

I’m beyond excited to announce the launch of my very own line of Simple Screens with AAE Glass!    The Laurie Trumpet Collection of Simple Screens™ are silk screens designed to work on alcohol ink and mixed media backgrounds. With Simple Screens, artists of all...

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Alcohol Ink on NARA Paper (timelapse)

Alcohol Ink on NARA Paper (timelapse)

This is video number three in my series of alcohol ink abstracts.   I place links to the previous videos at the bottom of this post. This time, I'm creating on NARA synthetic pape . In the video below, I share a simple time lapse demonstration on pouring and blowing...

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Alcohol Ink on Photo Paper (back-side)

Alcohol Ink on Photo Paper (back-side)

This is video number two in my series of alcohol ink abstracts.   Yesterday, I shared a blog post on creating on the NARA paper rounds.  This time, I'm creating on the BACK SIDE of Kirkland Photo paper which works similar to Yupo and NARA paper.  It's  a much...

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Alcohol Ink Abstracts On NARA Rounds

Alcohol Ink Abstracts On NARA Rounds

In the following demonstration from our YouTube Channel, artist and instructor, Laurie "Trumpet" Williams demonstrates a flowing abstract with Tim Holtz Ranger Inks and Metallics on NARA Synthetic Paper.     In the presentations, I will demonstrate just how easy it is...

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Happy Hour with the Contributors – May 22, 2020 (Replay)

Happy Hour with the Contributors – May 22, 2020 (Replay)

Below is a replay from our Happy Hour discussion on our Facebook page. Discussion panelists include Andrea Patton, Sharen AK Harris, Vera Worthington, and Laurie "Trumpet" Williams. In this hour-long panel, we discuss a number of topics including: Artist Introductions...

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Ocean Sunrise

Ocean Sunrise

Presentation Video VIDEO WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY AFTER LIVE PRESENTATION Live on Facebook: Wednesday, April 29 at 9pm EDT Link to Replay on Facebook coming soon Materials List & Resources Coming Soon!

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Floral Bouquet

Floral Bouquet

Presentation Video VIDEO WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY AFTER LIVE PRESENTATION Live on Facebook: April 29, 8:00 pm EDTLink to Replay on Facebook coming soon Materials List & Resources Coming Soon!

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Secret Alcohol Ink Tips and Techniques

Secret Alcohol Ink Tips and Techniques

In Jenna Webb’s “Secret Alcohol Ink Tips and Techniques” video she shows ten techniques she uses to enhance her alcohol ink abstract artwork. Jenna walks you through her tips and tricks that she has learned along the way using alcohol in on yupo paper. For more of...

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Alcohol Ink Abstraction

Alcohol Ink Abstraction

In Taylor Pepple’s Alcohol Ink Abstraction video she shows how she uses a hot air gun to create a beautiful abstract.  She doesn’t stop there Taylor makes this piece totally hers by taking her abstract to a fun and capricious piece with splatters and dots.  For more...

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Our Contributors

“At first glance of the vibrant colors in alcohol ink, I was compelled beyond words to start painting myself… and I did!  The inks ‘excited’ something within me at time when I needed an outlet. I believe that most of us have an artist within us waiting to escape.  My vision is for AIAC to provide that inspiration and outlet to others, as well as raise awareness of alcohol ink as a fine art medium!”  said Laurie “Trumpet” Williams, founder of the Alcohol Ink Art Community.  – Laurie Wiliams, Founder

“I love pure bright color! I do many art forms but lately the one that call to me in which I can express my love of color is alcohol ink. I am enchanted with the way the inks flow as if they have their own agenda. It is like having a secret painting partner. Alcohol inks can be like meditation or therapy, it can be loose and wild or smooth and controlled (somewhat). I thoroughly enjoy the diversity this medium can offer. I also love seeing how it touches everyone’s art spirit at whatever skill level they may be at. Everyone can play!”   — Francine Dufour Jones, Founding Contributor

“I have been a captive of alcohol inks for a number of years now.  It is a medium like no other.  It takes a minute to learn but a lifetime to master… if it can be mastered at all.  It is full of happy accidents and “Holy Cow, Oh Wow!” moments.” Denise Johnson, Founding Contributor

“I love the flow of the inks, how the act on different substrates, and how they interact with each other. Working with alcohol inks are very intuitive. I never know where the inks will take me or what they will do. It’s always a surprise! And I like that!”  – Denise Balcanoff, Founding Contributor