Alcohol Ink Art Society Exclusive Resources

A sneak peak of some of our Society exclusive resources…

Below are some of the exclusive resources available to members of the Alcohol Ink Art Society.   Our archive of eLessons and resources grows every month!  Join the Society today to gain access to all of these lessons, membership into our private group, access to our live presentations, and discounts on our annual conferences.

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Painting Sunflowers in Alcohol Ink

Painting Sunflowers in Alcohol Ink

This alcohol ink instructional demonstration was originally presented as an INKsmART LIVE on the Alcohol Ink Art SOCIETY Facebook page by Artist and Instructor, Korinne Carpino.   Materials Used in this Presentation Alcohol Inks (Ranger Inks used in this...

Van Gogh Style Iris

Van Gogh Style Iris

Watch the instructional presentation with Korinne Carpino here: DOWNLOAD SUPPLY LIST HERE Reference Photo

Light and Shadows: Add Values to your Paintings

Light and Shadows: Add Values to your Paintings

Discover the secret to realistic painting!  Value does all the work and color gets all the glory. The illusion of light is created through values with highlights and shadows. Learn to use a gray scale to identify values, create a value study, paint a range of values...

Alcohol Ink Collage from Repurposed Paper Towels

Alcohol Ink Collage from Repurposed Paper Towels

In this lesson and demonstration, Alcohol Ink Artist and Instructor, Laurie Trumpet Williams demonstrated a mixed media work using re purposed paper towels that had previously been used a drop cloths for other projects to create a vibrant landscape collage.   ...

Basket of Flowers

Basket of Flowers

Alcohol Ink Painting Presentation by Sharen AK Harris Supply list for basket of flowers Tim Holtz Alcohol ink Palette I use a lot of mixing in my painting so the colors aren’t always right out of the bottle.  Here is the list of colors I used but don’t be afraid to...

Painting a Candle, Dry Brush Technique

Painting a Candle, Dry Brush Technique

In the following video presentation, Alcohol Ink artist and instructor, Sharen AK Harris demonstrates how to paint a candle using alcohol ink and a dry brush technique.

Northwest Lighthouse in Alcohol Ink

Northwest Lighthouse in Alcohol Ink

with Artist and Instructor, Teri Jones In this lovely demonstration, Teri shows us how she paints a Northwestern Lighthouse with Alcohol Ink on the backside of Kirkland photo paper. Visit Teri's profile to see her work and learn more about her.

Paint a Cliff and Waterfall

Paint a Cliff and Waterfall

MATERIALS List: Yupo or Kirkland brand photo paper (back side). Kirkland used in tutorial Elmers Glue. An assortment of brown and gray inks for cliff. An assortment of greens for grass. Ranger inks: Stonewashed Mushroom Latte Ginger Caramel Lettuce Oregano Meadow...

Alcohol Ink in Mixed Media

Alcohol Ink in Mixed Media

In the video eLesson, Mixed Media Artist, Laurie Williams demonstrates creating a Music Scene using alcohol inks and other mixed media.

Build an Artist Website with WordPress

Build an Artist Website with WordPress

In this hour-long presentation, Artist and Marketing Consultant, Laurie “Trumpet” Williams walks you through how to create a simple website with Wordpress for your art.

Silhouette Painting

Silhouette Painting

In this eLesson by Marilee Taussig, you will learn how to paint silhouette painting with alcohol ink.  This eLesson was featured in the Winter 2018 Alcohol Ink Art Conference.

Happy Holidays  – Making Holiday Cards

Happy Holidays – Making Holiday Cards

In this series of videos, Sharen AK Harris demonstrates creating these wonderful winter and holiday scenes using alcohol ink, alcohol ink lift, embossing and more!

Doodle Abstract

Doodle Abstract

Doodle Abstract Materials List YUPO Refillable Watercolor Brush 91% Alcohol Alcohol Ink (Ranger Black) Unibal Signia Gel Pens Supply list can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/shop/kelliechasse

Tiffany Lamp Textures with Alcohol Inks

Tiffany Lamp Textures with Alcohol Inks

Tiffany Lamp Textures with Alcohol Inks Materials List Glossy Photo Paper Small Syringe BIC Markers Brushes (your preference) Flathead Cotton Swabs or Q-tips Pliers (for adding 99% alcohol to makers, you have to remove the nib) Pebeo Paint Outliner or Dimensional...

Starry Night in Alcohol Ink

Starry Night in Alcohol Ink

"Starry Night" in Alcohol Ink Materials List Yupo paper coffee stirrer Avery Mailing Seals 5 x 7” Working Mat Ranger Alcohol Inks - Sailboat Blue, Denim, Bottle, Eggplant, Espresso, Pitch Black, Sunshine Yellow, Snowcap Blending Solution Blending Pen filled w/...

Sea Turtle with Alcohol Inks

Sea Turtle with Alcohol Inks

Sea Turtle with Alcohol Inks Materials List Translucent YUPO (https://amzn.to/2IgE8yw) Masking Fluid (Windsor & Newton https://amzn.to/2FM7rDR ) Fine Tip Brush Fan Brush (one like this https://amzn.to/2rn0VOG) Dental Tool (https://amzn.to/2Ib8naj) Alcohol Inks...

Martini Glass

Martini Glass

Martini Glass, Alcohol Ink on Black Modeling Film

Bloody Point Lighthouse

Bloody Point Lighthouse

INTRO VIDEO #1 COOLORs.CO Color Scheme and Color Study VIDEO #2 PAINTING THE BLOODY POINT LIGHTHOUSE SESSION OVERVIEW On one of our first dates, my husband took me on a boating outing on the Chesapeake Bay.  As a newcomer to Maryland, I instantly fell in love with the...

Beautiful Blooms in a Glass Vase

Beautiful Blooms in a Glass Vase

Beautiful Blooms in a Glass Vase SESSION OVERVIEW In this video, I will reveal all my “secrets” on how I paint my beautiful free form flower arrangements in a watery look glass vase.  All will be revealed! I post quite a few floral paintings on our Alcohol Ink Art...

Alcohol Inks and Silk

Alcohol Inks and Silk

Alcohol Inks and Silk SESSION OVERVIEW Alcohol ink artists are always looking for new ways to use alcohol inks on other substrates. More and more alcohol ink artists have asked if alcohol ink would work for fabric. I have a long history with silk painting and even...

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!...

Dramatic Barn Scene

Dramatic Barn Scene

This video eLesson by Laurie “Trumpet” Williams walks you through the steps of creating this dramatic barn scene using alcohol inks, alcohol ink markers and detail pens on YUPO paper. Barn Scene Materials List & Resources |  Download Reference Photo from...

Gals Afternoon Out

Gals Afternoon Out

Alcohol Ink Artist, Instructor and founding contributor to the Alcohol Ink Art Community and Society, Francine Dufour Jones shares with us her eLesson on this painting! Supply list for Alcohol Inks Basic Tropical Workshop Download line drawing of two sets of...

Painting Peacock and Peacock Feather with Alcohol Ink

Painting Peacock and Peacock Feather with Alcohol Ink

Painting Peacocks and Peacock feathers seem to be a favorite alcohol ink composition.  In this video eLesson, Korinne Carpino, alcohol ink artist and instructor, provides a full length demonstration using a variety of tools with the inks.  

Painting Fur with Alcohol Ink

Painting Fur with Alcohol Ink

In this replay from our March 21, 2018 INKsmART Live in the Alcohol Ink Art Society (members only) Facebook group, Sheryl Williams demonstrated techniques for painting fur with Alcohol Ink. You can watch the replay on the Facebook group, along with the timestamped...

Pointillism & Stippling with Alcohol Ink

Pointillism & Stippling with Alcohol Ink

This live presentation by Laurie Williams featured pointillism and stippling with alcohol ink by Trumpet Art by Laurie Williams. You can also view this presentation and see all the comments with timestamps...

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...

Coolors.co for Art Color Studies

Coolors.co for Art Color Studies

Alcohol Ink Artist, Laurie Williams demonstrates how to create a quick and easy color study and plan for painting sections of representational art.   Coolors.co is a free color scheme website that allows you to create unique color schemes, both dynamically/randomly...

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...

Mystical Bonsai Continued – For Society Members

Mystical Bonsai Continued – For Society Members

Here you'll find Part 1 and Part 2 of my narrated real time version of Mystical Bonsai. The A.I. Art Community public blog, featuring the time time-lapse video, shows the step by step photos of the first part, with explanations of creating the smooth variegated sky....

Roses – Painting with Alcohol Ink

Roses – Painting with Alcohol Ink

Alcohol ink artist and founding contributor to the Alcohol Ink Art Community, Sharen AK Harris shares with us here unique techniques for painting a rose with alcohol ink.   Sharen is an amazing artist and so fun to watch in this fully narrated eLesson! ...

INKsmART LIVE February 21, 2018 REPLAY

INKsmART LIVE February 21, 2018 REPLAY

Alcohol Ink Art Community contributor Teri Jones provided two demonstrations:   Live replay with questions and answers available on the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/alcoholinkartsociety/permalink/806397846222198/  Original video...

Mastering Social Media for Artists – Facebook & Instagram

Mastering Social Media for Artists – Facebook & Instagram

  Mastering Social Media for Artists – Facebook & Instagram Level: Intermediate and AdvancedPresenter: Laurie "Trumpet" Williams This session provides direction, best practices and some great secrets to give you a leg-up and promote your art brand. You will...

Creating an Abstract Wave Painting on Glass

Creating an Abstract Wave Painting on Glass

  Level: Intermediate and AdvancedPresenter: Kellie ChasseKellie has been working with Art Resin for years now and has learned many tips and mistakes in creating with the wonderfully scary at first medium. We will cover her favorite substrates to use Art resin on and...

Creating a Majestic Golden Sky Expressive Landscape

Creating a Majestic Golden Sky Expressive Landscape

   Creating a Majestic Golden Sky Expressive Landscape Level: Intermediate and Advanced Presenter: Alexis BonavitacolaCreating a Majestic Golden Sky Expressive Landscape  This piece incorporates both Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks as well as Jacquard Pinata Alcohol Inks...

Adding Features to Alcohol Ink Landscape

Adding Features to Alcohol Ink Landscape

Alcohol Ink artist and instructor, Teri Jones shares her technique for adding features (barn, tree, water feature and moon) to this beautiful landscape in fully narrated version of the eLesson.   

3D Texture and Alcohol Inks

3D Texture and Alcohol Inks

by Trena Brannon Hello Beautiful People! Today I’m sharing a fun project where the focal point jumps off the page as 3D texture. This technique can be used in a greeting card or on a piece of wall art. Create the 3D texture on the focal point I spread a very thin...

Painting Pumpkins – eLesson

Painting Pumpkins – eLesson

In this alcohol ink art eLesson, artist Sharen Harris shares with us her technique for painting pumpkins with alcohol ink on yupo paper.   Sharen is such a joy to watch and generously shares her unique techniques and tips with the Alcohol Ink Art Society.  Thank you...

Resist Technique with Alcohol Inks

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...

Working with Alcohol Ink Markers – Blending & Other Techniques

Working with Alcohol Ink Markers – Blending & Other Techniques

In the video below, alcohol ink artist and instructor Laurie "Trumpet" Williams of TrumpetArt.com demonstrates some basic techniques for working with alcohol ink markers. The blending pen used in this demonstration can be found on Amazon here:  http://amzn.to/2wZUw1C...

Mounting YUPO Art to Wooden Frame

Mounting YUPO Art to Wooden Frame

Alcohol Ink Artist and Instructor has provided this VERY useful demonstration of how she mounts YUPO artwork to wooden cradle board! In this demonstration, she details what materials and methods, as well as best practices for mounting to wood.  This is an excellent...

Making a Decorative Glass Holiday Lamp

Making a Decorative Glass Holiday Lamp

These lamps are fun to make, beautiful, and make great holiday gifts! Last year I also sold lots of them at holiday fairs. Everyone just loved them!  

Resin Dirty Pour with Alcohol Ink

Resin Dirty Pour with Alcohol Ink

Alcohol Ink Art Community & Society Contributor Kellie Chasse of Kellie Chasse Fine Art teaches us the basics in this video tutorial how she creates a dirty pour with resin and alcohol ink. Materials Used for the Demonstration include: Wooden Disk Ranger Snow Cap...

Painting with Alcohol Ink:  Clouds

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Clouds

Alcohol Ink Artist, Sharen AK Harris  shows us her technique for painting clouds with alcohol ink. Visit Sharen's Profile to learn more about her and see her other contributions to the Alcohol Ink Art Community

Certificate of Authenticity – Preparing Art and Prints

Certificate of Authenticity – Preparing Art and Prints

What is a Certificate of Authority? A formal certificate of authority (COA) is a document that has specific credentials that authenticate an original (or print) of artwork as being “created” or “approved” by the original artist.  The COA must originate from the artist...

Mount Washington in New Hampshire:  Plein Air Painting Lesson

Mount Washington in New Hampshire: Plein Air Painting Lesson

In this fully narrated lesson, Alcohol Ink Artist, Sharen Ak Harris takes us step by step in creating this beautiful painting of Mount Washingington in New Hampshire.   This detailed instruction video is over an hour long, so get your ink and brushes ready and enjoy!...

How to Paint a Tree Silhouette With Alcohol Ink

How to Paint a Tree Silhouette With Alcohol Ink

Silhouettes are a great subject for Alcohol Inks. You can pour or paint in a great background and then use your black markers, pens and inks on brushes to put in the silhouette.  In addition to painting a lovely silhouette of a tree on a bluff as ducks fly by you...

Fishing Boat – Alcohol Ink Art Lesson

Fishing Boat – Alcohol Ink Art Lesson

by Sharen Ak Harris In the videos provided below, Alcohol Ink Artist, Sharen Ak Harris shows us step by step how she creates this beautiful painting of a fishing boat.  Throughout this lesson, she shares with us her techniques and tips for painting with alcohol ink!...

Painting an Iris with Alcohol Ink

Painting an Iris with Alcohol Ink

Alcohol ink artist and contributor, Sharen Ak Harris shares this very insightful training video on her technique for painting an Iris.  Sharen is an artist working in alcohol ink and oils. She teaches workshops and provides demonstrations throughout the United States....

Transparent Effect with Alcohol Inks

Transparent Effect with Alcohol Inks

Alcohol ink art Community founding contributor, Denise Balcanoff shows us how to achieve a gorgeous transparent, layered effect with alcohol ink.

Painting a Face with Alcohol Inks

Painting a Face with Alcohol Inks

Hello Beautiful People! I’m excited to share my first post here! I bought new 6” x 9” journal and knew I wanted to put a face on the front cover. After painting the back and front with a layer of gesso, it was ready for color. I dripped alcohol inks (colors shown in...