Masking with alcohol ink has always been a great technique for preserving or protecting areas from the ink. Alcohol ink colors are vibrant and often stain many substrates, and there is no easy way to create white space without the use of masking. Sure you can use a...
Hepatica – Painting Grasses and Florals with Alcohol Ink
Live on Youtube, June 18th, 2020 with Artist and Instructor, Tammy Crawford Pens used in this demonstration can be found on Amazon.
Alcohol Ink Art pioneer and instructor Karen Walker demonstrates her method of creating this joyous garden scene. Karen is the reason many of us started painting with alcohol inks! She's a master and a wonderful instructor. You will not want to miss this! About...
Experiments with Alcohol Ink -New Masking Tools
Are you curious about masking fluid tools and how they work?
Resist Technique with Alcohol Inks
by Trena Brannon Hello Beautiful People! Today I’m sharing a fun technique that creates beautiful results. To start, spread glossy texture paste through a stencil onto Yupo paper. Be sure to clean your stencils and tools in water right away. Note: I cut my papers to...
Painting Nasturtiums (Fully narrated video instruction)
Video with full narration for painting Nasturtiums with alcohol ink by Denise Balcanoff.
Painting Birch Trees Using Masking Pen (sneak peak)
Today Denise Balcanoff added a full video demonstration for creating birch trees using alcohol in, a masking pen and some neat homemade tools and tricks! Here is a "sneak peak". The full version with complete audio demonstration is available to AIAC premium...
Tie Dye Tree Art Gallery
There were many great artists inspired by the tie-dye tree masking technique shared by Denise Balcanoff. So, we decided to create a gallery here featuring those artworks. Below are some featured paintings using this technique.
What is masking fluid?
As a follow-up to our previous post, where Denise Balconoff demonstrated creating "die-dye" trees using a masking technique (Link provided at the bottom of this post.), I thought it would be great to provide a little information regarding masking fluid. Masking fluid,...
Painting Trees Using Masking Fluid and Alcohol Ink
Artist, Denise Balcanoff demonstrates creating trees using a masking technique.