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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The Whale’s Tale – a painting with alcohol ink
Francine Dufour Jones leads a live instructional demonstration painting a whale's tail breaching the ocean waters. SUPPLY LIST AND LINE DRAWINGS https://alcoholink.community/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Line-Drawings-WhalesTails-08-19-20.pdf...
Owl on Scratchboard
Tammy Crawford demonstrates how to create this owl sketch on a scratchboard panel and then color it with alcohol inks. REFERENCE PHOTO AND SUPPLY LIST CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://alcoholink.community/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Alcohol-ink-Eagle-Owl.pdf
Fancy Fall Painting
Tammy Crawford demonstrates how to create this detailed autumn scene of a pumpkin, basket, and fall flowers. SUPPLY LIST Your choice of alcohol inks and markers in fall colors. The inks used were Ranger brand: Dandelion, Sunset Orange, Sienna, Sepia, Peach...
Winter Scene – High Key Painting
Artist Sharen AK Harris guides you through the steps to paint a beautiful winter scene from her old stomping grounds in Alaska. SUPPLY LIST * Tim Holtz Palette (or something to mix your inks on... like maybe a tile) * Craft Sheet or another surface to work on * Napkin...
Birch Trees with a Palette Knife
Artist Teresa K. Brown demonstrates how to use a palette knife to create a painting of birch trees in this replay of an INKsmART LIVE from January 2021. MATERIALS USED Alcohol Inks: Pebble Snow Cap Pitch Black Ranger Gold Photo paper, Nara paper and black paper...
REPLAY: The Cutest Poison Mushrooms
Welcome my fellow alcohol ink Society Members! In this replay of INKsmART LIVE, we embark on a whimsical journey and paint Fly Agaric mushrooms with alcohol ink. This will be a live Zoom paint-a-long led by artist and instructor Vera Worthington. Now, let's talk about...
In this 35-minute alcohol ink lesson by Sharen AK Harris, you'll learn to loosely create impressionistic peonies with alcohol ink dabbing and lifting techniques. Feel free to reach out to Sharen with any questions or if you need help! Watch Video Instruction ...
Flower Garden in Alcohol Ink
In this replay from the live INKsmART paint-along by Teresa K. Brown, we learn to paint a fun and vibrant flower garden. Materials List Non-porous surface (YUPO, NARA, Grafix Durabright) Alcohol Inks (spring flower colors) Alcohol or Blending Solutions Guoche, gesso...
Layered Landscapes (INKSmART LIVE)
Below is a replay of the live workshop with Teri Jones. Feel free to fast forward if you would like. The links mentioned in the video are included in the materials list for this course. Layered Landscapes in Alcohol Ink Suggested Materials Paper: I am using...
Floral Vase in Alcohol Ink
with Teri Jones The live event is over, but you can watch the replay here: Suggested Supplies Alcohol Inks Sunshine yellow watermelon pool sailboat blue wild plum for inks brushes white pen dark blue and purple AI markers some kind of stencils for texture (Teri uses...
Holiday Scene with a Fox
PLUS BONUS... How to Create Products and Gifts from Your Art. Alcohol Ink lesson on painting a winter holiday scene with a little fox. This lessons comes with a materials list, a list of places to create gifts from your art, alcohol ink painting demonstration and a...
The Sea Otter
In this Alcohol Ink painting lesson by Francine Dufour Jones, you will learn how to paint this fun and lively sea otter! Below is the video instruction and a downloadable/printable materials list and a line drawing is provided below the video for your use. Supporting...
Korinne Carpino provides this lesson and demonstration on how to paint poppies with alcohol ink. Watch replay with commentary on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/alcoholinkartsociety/permalink/941514669377181/
Alcohol Ink and Water on White Modeling Film
Sharen AK Harris demonstrates painting with alcohol ink and water for a softer effect. In this presentation, she is also demonstrating working on white modeling film. Watch the replay with commentary on Facebook here:...
Using Armatures as Visual Aids in Painting
Artist & Instructor Sharen AK Harris discusses using armature for painting composition. Watch replay with commentary on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/alcoholinkartsociety/permalink/901531950042120/
Reproducing Your Artwork
Laurie Trumpet Williams discusses reproducing your artwork for prints and sale. The discussion involves sizing, formatting, and creating prints. Watch the replay with commentary on Facebook here:...
Sharen AK Harris demonstrates painting cards with alcohol ink and ink lift from Ranger Ink. Watch the replay with commentary on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/alcoholinkartsociety/permalink/859768337551815/
Free Flowing Flowers
Francine Dufour Jones demonstrates painting free-flowing flowers with alcohol ink on YUPO paper. Download reference Image here: https://alcoholink.community/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Reference-Image-for-download-rotated.jpg Download Supply List here:...
Jane Monteith provides an instructional demonstration for creating coasters with your alcohol in art on foil and YUPO paper. Watch replay with commentary on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/alcoholinkartsociety/permalink/839494792912503/
Raucous Raven – INKsmART Paint A Long with Francine Dufour Jones
Raucous Raven RESOURCES Download Raucous Raven Supply List here Download Raucous Raven Line Drawing here
Alaska Winter Mountain Scene
with Sharen AK Harris Supply list for those who may want to paint along: * Tim Holtz Palette (or a something to mix your inks on... like maybe a tile) * Craft Sheet or other surface to work on * Napkin or Paper Towel * Round brush #5 or #6 * Inks: Glacier,...
How to Paint Turtle in Alcohol Ink (FULL VERSION)
Join Teri Jones, alcohol ink artist and instructor as she demonstrates how to paint a sea turtle with alcohol ink on Grafix Duralar. Follow Teri on Facebook
Whale’s Tale – Alcohol Ink Tutortial
This is a presentation by Alcohol Ink Artist and Instructor, Francine Dufour Jones. In this instructional demonstration, Francine demonstrates painting a Whale's Tale. Download line drawings here Download supply list here
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
Watch the instructional presentation with Korinne Carpino here: DOWNLOAD SUPPLY LIST HERE Reference Photo
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
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
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
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
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.
Fast & Fun Alcohol Ink Painting Projects with Laurie Trumpet Williams
Fast & Fun Alcohol Ink Painting Projects
INKsmART LIVE: INK SPOT Laurie Williams, Jan Hackett, Bonnie Rothenberg Glassner, Teresa Kobold Brown, Kelly McCurdy
INKsmART LIVE: INK SPOT Laurie Williams, Jan Hackett, Bonnie Rothenberg Glassner, Teresa Kobold Brown, Kelly McCurdy
INKsmART: Online Marketing & Art Sales Q&A
Whimsical cityscapes with Laurie Williams
Painting a Sailboat
Painting a Sailboat with Linda Crocco
Fast and Fun Alcohol Ink Paintings
Artist Laurie Williams demonstrates how to create several fast and fun paintings with alcohol ink. Have you ever found yourself in a funk... finding it difficult to get motivated with painting? Do you have trouble coming up with a set of quick projects you can demo at...
How to Create a Strong Center of Interest
Presentation by Sheryl Williams
Alcohol Ink Shell
Artist Kellie Chasse demonstrates how she creates this beautiful alcohol ink shell using pigment powders.
Painting and Layering on Resin
Artist Sharen AK Harris demonstrates her technique for painting and layering on resin. Painting in layers gives the designs a lot of depth and visual interest. She's using alcohol ink TINTS that are specially made to use with resin.
Three Vases Alcohol Ink Collage
Artist Linda Crocco demonstrates how she creates an alcohol ink collage using pieces of previous paintings to create an original art piece. This is a great way to use up pieces you've set aside.
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
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
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.
How to Paint a Winter Barn Scene
In this lesson, alcohol ink artist Teri Jones demonstrates creating a winter barn scene with alcohol ink on Yupo.
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
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!
Planning and Painting a Japanese-style Flower Arrangement
Planning and Painting a Japanese-style Flower Arrangement
Paint a Peacock
Painting a Peacock In Alcohol Ink-Supplies Used
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 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 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 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...
Painting for Painting’s Sake
Painting for Painting's Sake
Martini Glass, Alcohol Ink on Black Modeling Film
It’s All About the Light
It's All About the Light
Coastal Scene – White Caps on the Water
Coastal Scene with Whitecaps VIDEO #1 VIDEO #2
Abstract Circles of Passion
Materials List Wood Panel Gesso Alcohol Ink Scraping Device Black Acrylic Paint for Sides
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 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 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...
Artist Korinne Carpino explains what non-objective art is, shows many examples, and demonstrates how she creates this type of art.
Paint Lilacs with Alcohol Ink
Artist Sandy Sandy demonstrates how to Paint Lilacs with 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!...
INKspot LIVE: Making prints, selling on third-party sites and new substrates
Contributors' Discussion June 12, 2019 with Laurie Trumpet Williams, Korinne Carpino, Linda Crocco, Andrea Voykin Patton, Sheryl Williams, and Francine Dufour Jones. Topics discussed: Making Prints (Scanning, photograph, formatting, sizes) Thoughts on Selling on Etsy...
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...
Live Discussion: Ceramic Tile Paper, sharing your art, painting for joy
Live discussion with contributors Laurie Williams, Kellie Chasse, Sharen AK Harris, Sheryl Williams, Serena Williams, and Korinne Carpino Topics discussed are * Insights on the new Ceramic Tile Paper * Legal and Ethical Considerations when Sharing Your Art and...
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...
Dauphin Island Lighthouse
Artist Laurie Williams demonstrates her painting of Dauphin Island Lighthouse in alcohol ink. This historic lighthouse sits off the shore of Alabama. Some topics covered will be... mixing colors, blending, painting water using my "figure eight" technique, painting...
Painting Vintage Lace with Alcohol Ink
How to painting lace with alcohol Ink, Alcohol Ink eLesson by Sharen AK Harris from Sharen AK Harris Fine Art
Creating an Abstract Landscape with Stamping Tool
Artist and contributor, Linda Crocco. demonstrates using a stamping tool to create abstract landscapes. She will also be showing some techniques for using alcohol ink markers in the process, as well! Finished Painting
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...
Backlit Birch Trees
Artist Teri Jones demonstrates how to create this painting of beautiful backlit birch trees. Reference Images
Teaching Alcohol Ink (or any art) Classes
Artist and instructor Francine Dufour Jones shares insights to be successful in teaching alcohol ink (or any art) classes. Learn more about Francine Visit Francine on the Web: http://francinedufourjones.com http://alcoholinktips.com http://silkpaintingtips.com...
Painting Loose & Fast with Alcohol Ink – Sailboat Quick Study
In this fun quick study demonstration, Sharen AK Harris shows us here techniques for painting loose and fast with alcohol ink. She shows us tips for painting with tonal colors, lifting, painting loose, blending and so much more!
Painting a Whimsical Owl with Alcohol Ink
Alcohol Ink artist, Laurie “Trumpet” Williams demonstrates how to paint a whimsical owl 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
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
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...
Alcohol Ink and Water on White Modeling Film
Sharen AK Harris demonstrates her technique for painting with alcohol ink and water on white modeling film.
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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...
Understanding Alcohol Ink – Lesson #10 Staining – Extended Version
Staining can be a good thing or it can be a bad thing. Learn all about staining, how to make a staining chart, and create a turtle with staining as a part of the painting.
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
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!
Figure Painting with Alcohol Ink
Sharen AK Harris shows us how to paint figures with alcohol ink.