In the following video, alcohol ink artist Laurie Williams, shares an alcohol ink art technique for creating tall flowers using alcohol ink and cotton swabs on YUPO paper.  

This video was produced from a FACEBOOK LIVE with Laurie Session and adapted for this blog post.

Materials Used

  • Adirondack Alcohol Ink  (Sunset Orange, Sunshine Yellow, Botanical and Citris)
  • Cotton Swabs (q-tips)
  • Tape (to bundle cotton swabs)
  • Small round brush (#2)
  • 6 tray Welled Pallet
  • 91% Isopropyl Alcohol

Cotton swabs were bound together in groups of five to a bundle, dipped in a few drops of alcohol ink and dabbed onto YUPO paper.
Stems and leaves were added later.

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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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