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Doodling on  Alcohol Inked Yupo Paper

Doodling on Alcohol Inked Yupo Paper

Faigie Kobre presents her Doodling on Top of Alcohol Inked Yupo Paper video. Watch along with her as she demonstrates different styles of doodling on inked Yupo. You don't need to know how to draw and the inking can be very simple.  Faigie's video is for beginners to...

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#FunCity2020 Alcohol Ink Art Challenge

#FunCity2020 Alcohol Ink Art Challenge

The follow video features the submissions in our FunCity2020 challenge in the Alcohol Ink Art Community Facebook group. Join us for monthly challenges like this one here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AlcoholInkArtCommunity/  A special thanks to the following...

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How to Control Alcohol Ink

How to Control Alcohol Ink

When you first start using alcohol inks or painting with alcohol ink, you quickly learn just how uncontrollable the ink can be.   If it's too inky, it run and interact with other elements.   If you want to paint representational art, you will quickly learn that you...

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Jingle Bells Alcohol Ink Demonstration

Jingle Bells Alcohol Ink Demonstration

A fully narrated demonstration by Sharen AK Harris, alcohol ink artist and instructor. Sharen is a contributor here in the Alcohol Ink Art Community. She also travels the United States and provides instruction for Ranger Ink.  

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Alcohol Ink Roses

Alcohol Ink Roses

In this post, we would like to feature several video demonstrations for creating roses with alcohol ink. There are a number of ways to accomplish roses in Alcohol Ink and every artist seems to have a different approach!   We thought it would be great to feature a few...

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Happy Mother’s Day Lilacs in Alcohol Ink

Happy Mother’s Day Lilacs in Alcohol Ink

In celebration of Mother's Day Week, Sandy Sandy provides this wonderful fully narrated demonstration of painting Lilacs with alcohol ink on YUPO.  Enjoy! T"HAPPY HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all you moms, of humans and fur babies! I HOPE YOUR SPRING IS CREATIVELY FABULOUS!...

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How to Paint Rocks with Alcohol Ink

How to Paint Rocks with Alcohol Ink

The following is a great resource from Tina Corzine on her Rock Painting Blog.   Rock painting has quickly become a trend and rocks are so darn adorable. They make great paper weights, thoughtful gifts, art abandoning items and more!  

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Alcohol Ink and Masking Fluid

Alcohol Ink and Masking Fluid

Masking fluid is a part of every artist's toolbox. So what is masking fluid? Masking Fluid is a latex product that you can put down on your surface and any ink applied won't stick there. When you remove it you've got a lovely white space. Why would you use it? Perhaps...

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Alcohol Pearls

Alcohol Pearls

Introducing the new Tim Holtz Ranger Ink Alcohol Pearls. Very exciting new medium for alcohol ink artists.

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Color Resources for Alcohol Ink Painting

Color Resources for Alcohol Ink Painting

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! COLOR WHEEL Reference Color...

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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