Alcohol Ink Art Projects

How to Paint Poppies with an Aqua Brush

How to Paint Poppies with an Aqua Brush

Recently, I posted a painting on Facebook of these beautiful poppies painted with alcohol ink and an aqua brush on yupo. Yupo is a tree free, polypropylene paper. I prefer the translucent paper for this type of painting as the surface is slightly different from...

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Embossing Folders, Die Cuts and Alcohol Inks

Embossing Folders, Die Cuts and Alcohol Inks

by Trena Brannon Hello Beautiful People! Today I’m sharing some fun techniques to inspire you to think about using your embossing folders and die cuts in a different way. Preparing the Substrate To start, I spread a thin coat of primer (K2) /gesso onto cardstock. I...

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Painting Stones with Alcohol Ink

Painting Stones with Alcohol Ink

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...

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Creating a Domino Pendant with Alcohol Ink

Creating a Domino Pendant with Alcohol Ink

by Denise Balcanoff Dominos make wonderful substrates for jewelry!  Add an alcohol ink painting or abstract and you've got a beautiful piece of functioning art! Artist, Denise Balcanoff, shares with us her technique for creating domino pendants with alcohol ink.  The...

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Yupo®Paper: How It’s Made

Yupo®Paper: How It’s Made

Have you ever wondered how Yupo® Paper is made?   I've reached out to the company regarding a potential tour or if they have any video available on How Yupo Paper is made.  That's when I found this gem.   It's a video that walks to the process of how Yupo paper is...

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