Understanding Alcohol Ink – Lesson #8 Textures Part 2 Toothbrushes and Felt

Imagine how little sprays of alcohol will enhance your painting and find out how to use felt to create leaves in trees.

The is the eighth in a series to help you understand why and how Alcohol Inks work. In this lesson we expand our texture tools to include a toothbrush and Ranger Inkssentials Mini Mister and felt with stamping.

Questions and comments are always welcome.

Understanding Lesson #8 from Sheryl Williams on Vimeo.

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

Lesson #7 Texture Part 1 Cotton Balls,Credit Cards and Coffee Stirrers

August 21, 2017

2 responses on "Understanding Alcohol Ink - Lesson #8 Textures Part 2 Toothbrushes and Felt"

  1. Why do you use blending solution? Is there an advantage over just plain alcohol? Can I make my own bending solution?

    • I usually use alcohol instead of blending solution. The Blending solution is stronger in many cases. In these examples it didn’t make any difference. there are formulas online to make your own blending solution. Let me see what I can find for you.

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