Alcohol Ink Art Exclusive Society Resources

The following is a sampling of resources available to our Alcohol Ink Art Society members!  And this catalog gets larger every month!  In addition to on-site eCourses and demonstrations, we offer access to live alcohol ink art demonstrations, Question and Answer sessions on our private Facebook group where Society members collaborate on art projects and learn ways to build their brand, promote their art and sell online and off!

ONE REGISTRATION FEE GETS YOU ACCESS TO ALL OF THE RESOURCES BELOW,
plus ACCESS TO OUR PRIVATE INNER CIRCLE OF ALCOHOL INK ARTISTS 

…and more resources are added monthly!

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In addition to the awesome resources below (and others not even seen here), our Society members have access to our inner circle of alcohol ink artists on our PRIVATE Facebook Group, where we share demonstrations, discussions, and Q&As on a regular basis.
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Fishing Boat - Alcohol Ink Art Lesson

Fishing Boat - Alcohol Ink Art Lesson

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Step by step how Mini eCourse for creating this beautiful painting of a fishing boat.  Throughout this lesson, Sharen AK Harris shares with us her techniques and tips for painting with alcohol ink!

 

Alcohol Ink Painting Lesson; Birch Trees

Alcohol Ink Painting Lesson; Birch Trees

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Five-part eCourse with step by step instruction for painting Birch Trees with Alcohol Ink on Yupo

Figure Painting with Alcohol Ink

Figure Painting with Alcohol Ink

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Fully narrated eLesson by Sharen AK Harris.  In the step by step eLesson, Sharen walks us through here alcohol ink painting technique for creating loose and lovely figure paintings with alcohol ink.

 

Painting Nasturtiums (Fully narrated video instruction)

Painting Nasturtiums (Fully narrated video instruction)

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Video with fully narrated instruction for painting Nasturtiums with alcohol ink by Denise Balcanoff. 

Blowing Ink – Comparison of Straw, Compressed Air & Air Compressor

Mounting YUPO to Wooden Frames

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Alcohol Ink Artist and Instructor, Alexis Bonavitacola has provided this VERY useful demonstration of how she mounts YUPO artwork to wooden cradle board! In this demonstration, she details what materials and methods, as well as best practices for mounting to wood. 

Painting an Iris with Alcohol Ink

Painting an Iris with Alcohol Ink

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Alcohol ink artist and contributor, Sharen Ak Harris shares this very insightful training video on her technique for painting an Iris.

Mount Washington in New Hampshire: Plein Air Painting Lesson

Mount Washington in New Hampshire: Plein Air Painting Lesson

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In this fully narrated Mini eCourse, Alcohol Ink Artist, Sharen Ak Harris takes us step by step in creating this beautiful painting of Mount Washington in New Hampshire.  

Understanding Light, Value & Color

Understanding Light, Value & Color

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A good, general understanding of color is essential to creating realistic artwork with alcohol ink.   This section of the Alcohol Ink Art Society features a number of resources for learning and understanding color, value and lighting.  Downloads include reference color wheels, custom color wheels and much more!

Color Theory

Color Theory

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This resource features lots of great resources to help you get a firm grip on color and color theory.  

Alcohol Ink Masking Techniques

Alcohol Ink Masking Techniques

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Masking is a key to preserving whiteness and effect with alcohol ink.  This resource page has some great tips on masking your alcohol in paintings including a Mini eCourse on masking with Frisket, a demo on using masking fluid, as well as other tricks for masking your art.

Alcohol Ink Resist Techniques

Alcohol Ink Resist Techniques

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Masking is a key to preserving whiteness and effect with alcohol ink.  This resource page has some great tips for working with resist and alcohol ink.

Understanding Alcohol Ink - Lesson #10 Staining - Extended Version

Understanding Alcohol Ink - Lesson #10 Staining - Extended Version

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Sheryl Williams elaborates in this extended video lesson on staining with alcohol ink.

Painting Pumpkins with Alcohol Ink

Painting Pumpkins

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In this alcohol ink art eLesson, artist Sharen Harris shares with us her technique for painting pumpkins with alcohol ink on YUPO paper. 

Resin Dirty Pour with Alcohol Ink

Resin Dirty Pour with Alcohol Ink

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Alcohol Ink Art Instructor Kellie Chasse teaches us the basics in this video tutorial how she creates a dirty pour with resin and alcohol ink.

Certificate of Authenticity - Preparing Art and Prints

Certificate of Authenticity - Preparing Art and Prints

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this easy to customize Certificate of Authenticity that can be signed and included with any original artwork or prints that you sell.  In this how to article, artist and marketing consultant, Laurie Williams shares her unique method for signing, numbering and distributing alcohol ink art prints. This how to resource also includes best practices for scanning and producing prints.

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Clouds

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Clouds

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Alcohol Ink Artist, Sharen AK Harris shows us her technique for painting clouds with alcohol ink.

INSTAGRAM FOR ARTISTS (eBook)

INSTAGRAM FOR ARTISTS (eBook)

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eBook by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams with great tips on how to create, build and grow your Instagram community to promote and sell your alcohol ink artwork!

Adding Interest to a Simple Drip and Drop Painting

Adding Interest to a Simple Drip and Drop Painting

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In the demo provided below, artist Denise Balcanoff demonstrates how you can use texture and effects to add interest to a simple drip and drop alcohol ink painting.

Make Your Own Blending Solution

Make Your Own Blending Solution

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Recipe and instructions for creating your own blending solution.

Testing & Mixing Colors with Alcohol Ink

Testing & Mixing Colors with Alcohol Ink

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Quick eLesson on testing and mixing colors with alcohol ink by Francine Dufour Jones.

Air Compressor Technique - Alcohol Ink Flower

Air Compressor Technique - Alcohol Ink Flower

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eLesson tutorial for who to use a mini air compressor to create a flower on tile with alcohol ink.

Fanning and Feathering - Alcohol Ink Painting Technique

Fanning and Feathering - Alcohol Ink Painting Technique

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The quick eLesson by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams, demonstrates a fanning and feathering technique that can be used to create feathers on fowl or rays of sunshine! 

Alcohol Ink Marker Techniques - Blending and Other Techniques

Alcohol Ink Marker Techniques - Blending and Other Techniques

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The quick eLesson by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams, demonstrates some useful techniques for working with alcohol ink markers.

How to Paint a Tree Silhouette With Alcohol Ink

Adding Features to an Alcohol Ink Landscape

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Artist and contributor Teri Jones demonstrates in the short eLesson how to add features such as a barn, water feature, tree and moon to an already lovely landscape!  

How to Paint a Tree Silhouette With Alcohol Ink

How to Paint a Tree Silhouette With Alcohol Ink

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Learn to create amazing silhouette paintings with alcohol ink using the techniques and tips provided in this Mini eCourse by alcohol ink artist and instructor, Sheryl Williams

Painting a Face with Alcohol Inks

Painting a Face with Alcohol Inks

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Alcohol Ink Artist, Trena Brannon shows us her technique for faces with alcohol ink.

Transparent Effect with Alcohol Inks

Transparent Effect with Alcohol Inks

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Video tutorial by founding contributor, Denise Balcanoff walks us through the process of creating beautiful, transparent, layered effects with alcohol ink.  

Painting a Lighthouse with Alcohol Ink

The Nauset Lights – Plein Air Alcohol Ink Painting

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Alcohol Ink artist, Sharen Ak Harris shows us a quick study of Nauset Light. She walks us through her process of laying the ground work, so she can go back and perfect the painting later in her studio.

Selling Your Art at Art & Craft Shows

Selling Your Art at Art & Craft Shows

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Downloadable eBook by Denise Johnson stock full of great tips and techniques for selling your art at art and craft shows!

Painting a Wild Flower

Painting a Wild Flower

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Francine Dufour Jones demonstrates in this video tutorial how to paint a wild flower with alcohol ink. This tutorial includes demonstration using a straw to blow inks.

Creating Birch Trees Using Masking Pen

Creating Birch Trees Using Masking Pen

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Alcohol Ink Tutorial by Denise Balcanoff demonstrating techniques for using a masking pen and a homemade tool for creating beautiful birch trees.

Light Switch Plate Art

Light Switch Plate Art

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Mini eCourse on painting a landscape abstract with trees on a light switch plate cover.

Alcohol Ink Substrates

Alcohol Ink Substrates

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Ongoing list of substrates suitable for Alcohol Ink art!

Decorative Glass Holiday Lamp Alcohol Ink

Making a Decorative Glass Holiday Lamp

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In this fun alcohol ink project, artist Denise Balcanoff shows us how to create these lovely Holiday Lamps with alcohol ink on glass.  

Blowing Ink – Comparison of Straw, Compressed Air & Air Compressor

Blowing Ink – Comparison of Straw, Compressed Air & Air Compressor

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eLesson by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams demonstrating the results and a final comparison of working with a straw vs. canned air vs. airbrush compressor.

Non-exclusive, but very useful resources available to Alcohol Ink Community & Society Members!

How to Paint Cliffs and Rocks with Alcohol Ink

How to Paint Cliffs and Rocks with Alcohol Ink

COMMUNITY RESOURCE
eLesson on how to paint rocks as backgrounds and features with alcohol ink by artist, Sharen AK Harris.

Bright Frog with Alcohol Ink on Yupo Paper

Bright Frog with Alcohol Ink on Yupo Paper - Time Lapse

COMMUNITY RESOURCE
Here is a time lapse video by Sheryl Williams on painting a bright frog with alcohol ink on Yupo paper.

How to paint with Alcohol Ink – Cotton Swab Flowers

How to paint with Alcohol Ink – Cotton Swab Flowers

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Recorded from a live demo on Facebook, alcohol ink artist Laurie “Trumpet” Williams shares an alcohol ink art technique for creating tall flowers using alcohol ink and cotton swabs on YUPO paper.  

Alcohol Ink Scribble Art

Alcohol Ink Scribble Art

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Artist Sharen Ak Harris shares her technique for creating these fun and easy, spontaneous, contemporary paintings with alcohol ink. This technique is so fun to watch and easy to accomplish. You want to get started right away!  

Alcohol Ink Painting on Gourds

Alcohol Ink Painting on Gourds

COMMUNITY RESOURCE
Artist Sharen Ak Harris shares her techniques for painting gourds with alcohol ink. 

Creative Pallet Cleaning - Alcohol Ink Art Painting

Creative Pallet Cleaning - Alcohol Ink Art Painting

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Artist Sharen Ak Harris shares her techniques for painting gourds with alcohol ink. 

Alcohol Ink Art on YUPO® Paper

Alcohol Ink Art on YUPO® Paper

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An article by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams all about YUPO paper, how it’s made, shelf-life, storage, and tips for painting with alcohol ink on YUPO paper!

Is Alcohol Ink Lightfast?

Is Alcohol Ink Lightfast?

COMMUNITY RESOURCE
An article by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams the discusses the topic of lightfastness and alcohol ink.  How to handle fading, etc.

Recommended Reading & Resources for Alcohol Ink Art

Recommended Reading & Resources for Alcohol Ink Art

COMMUNITY RESOURCE
A list of books and resources dedicated to Alcohol Ink, including a FREE EBOOK download produced by over 70 alcohol ink artists in 2014.

Protecting and Finishing Alcohol Ink Tile Paintings

Protecting and Finishing Alcohol Ink Tile Paintings

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Article by Barbar Nahmias on how to seal and finish Alcohol Ink Tile Paintings

Combining Alcohol Ink with Other Mediums (Watercolor and Acrylics)

Combining Alcohol Ink with Other Mediums (Watercolor and Acrylics)

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Alcohol Ink artist and instructor, Denise Balcanoff demonstrates using Alcohol Ink combined with other mediums such as watercolor and acrylic.

Peacock Feathers – Alcohol Ink Art Demo

Peacock Feathers – Alcohol Ink Art Demo

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Quick tip demo by Kellie Chasse of a creating the little “eye” feathers for the peacock painting below using Alcohol Ink on Yupo Paper.

Painting Stones with Alcohol Ink

Painting Stones with Alcohol Ink

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Alcohol ink Artist, Barbara Nahmias show us her technique for painting beautiful rocks with alcohol ink.    She provides suggestions for the type of rocks and stones that are best, as well as the materials (inks and accents) that are good for painting gorgeous accent stones. or theory.  

Alcohol Ink Painting on Canvas

Alcohol Ink Painting on Canvas

COMMUNITY RESOURCE
A list of books and resources dedicated to Alcohol Ink, including a FREE EBOOK download produced by over 70 alcohol ink artists in 2014.

Don’t Throw Those Alcohol Ink Drippings Away!

Don’t Throw Those Alcohol Ink Drippings Away!

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Artist, Danielle Parent shares her art and techniques for reusing items that most alcohol ink artists throw away every day.

Understanding Alcohol Ink Art Painting

Understanding Alcohol Ink - Video Series

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Alcohol ink art lessons by Sheryl Williams on understanding and working with alcohol ink.  Multi-part series!  GREAT RESOURCE!