Understanding Alcohol Ink – Lesson #7 Textures Part 1

Explore three common tools to create textures and see the differences when you use the ink directly, add blending solution and add 91% Alcohol.

The is the seventh in a series to help you understand why and how Alcohol Inks work. In this lesson we discover different methods of adding texture to the ink including: cotton balls, credit cards, and coffee stirrers. For each we look at using the tools with a direct pour, with blending solution, and with 91% alcohol. There is a special bonus creating sunlight through clouds with a coffee stirrer.

Questions and comments are always welcome.

Here are the prior lessons:

Lesson #1 The Role of the Alcohol

Lesson #2 Proportion Between Alcohol and Dye

Lesson #3 Push and Glide

Lesson #4 Dab with Pinatas

Lesson #5 Dab a Background with Pinata Inks

Lesson #6 Pouring, Applying and the Power of Blending Solution

August 20, 2017

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