Alcohol Ink Blog

New Alcohol Ink Varnish

New Alcohol Ink Varnish

This is my first experience with Jacquard's Pinata Alcohol Ink Varnish. I really like that I do not have to use a spray as it is applied with a brush. There is no need to spray with Karmar Varnish first.It might take a little practice but I think it is worth it.This...

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Fall Wreath

Fall Wreath

Experimenting with designs for a fall paint a  long using alcohol inks. This was made with alcohol ink on Nara paper using mostly brushes. 

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Save the Date May 5th

Save the Date May 5th

Join us at the Spring Conference for this presentation by Francine Dufour Jones! Spring Alcohol Ink Virtual (online) Conference May 5, 2018 Learn more here: https://alcoholink.community/aiacspring18/?aff=fdjart — with Francine Dufour Jones....

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Gift the Gift of Creativity!

Gift the Gift of Creativity!

Gift Certificates are available at Blaines Call for yours 907 561-5344 Here is a short video to get a  taste of what alcohol inks are like to play with. The next video is a short clip of some happy artist being introduced to basics of alcohol inks.  ...

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Flower Power

Flower Power

We had a really fun “Flower Power” class last weekend or flowers for Mother’s Day. Rats…I left my camera at home so I cannot show you all the participates wonderful creations. But here is the demo piece from Sat.  

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Great Things Happening!

Great Things Happening!

  This is my donation this year to benefit for the Annual Alaska Plein Air show and benefit for Clare House. This piece is a combination of alcohol inks, acrylic inks, and acrylics on Mineral Paper which is paper made from rocks. This piece also just sold as a...

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Next Basic Alcohol Ink Class in Anchorage

Next Basic Alcohol Ink Class in Anchorage

Oh there are so many wonderful events happening this summer in Anchorage! Helping Hand for Nepal event  Rene's 30 years at Blaines Celebration Raw Materials event with new art materials. Plein air paint-outs, Plein Air Show with benefit for Clare House...whew!...

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