There are a number of occasions where we need to reference color, create color schemes, understand value and so much more.  For this post, we provides some great color and value tools and resources for alcohol ink and mixed media artists!


  • Reference Color Wheel (.pdf) – standard reference color wheel. Great for generating color schemes for your alcohol ink art projects!
  • Custom Color Wheel (.pdf) – download this to create your own custom color wheel with alcohol ink.

Online Color Selectors and Color Scheme Generators

  •  – Great tool for automatically generating a color scheme from a photo or piece of art.  Great for matching fabrics and home decor to your artwork  OR for determining the correct color selections to use in your realistic alcohol ink art creations.
  •  – great resource for finding the RGB value for Copic and Prismacolor Alcohol Ink Markers
  • Color2u – Hexadecimal (web colors) for Copic Marker colors. 

Alcohol Ink Manufacture Color Charts

Tim Holtz® Adirondack Inks 


  • Copic® 358 Color Chart
  • Copic® Digital Swatches – Use this file to select color swatches representative of the Sketch Marker color palette.  Match digital paper and fonts to these colors to coordinate with your coloring work with Copic markers!

Spectrum Noir™

Jacquard Piñata

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Laurie "Trumpet" Williams is an alcohol ink artist and founder of the Alcohol Ink Art Community. She is also a digital marketing consultant helping artists and small businesses with online marketing strategies. Check out Laurie's full bio here: Laurie Trumpet Williams, Alcohol Ink Artist & Instructor.

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