Alcohol Ink Painting is created by using dye-based inks in vibrant colours that blend in abstract bursts or can create depictive images of the natural world as if you were looking through a stained-glass window. This free-flowing trend is gaining popularity for its variety of techniques and impressionistic designs. Enthusiasts can’t help but be fascinated by the flexibility of the art and the materials it can be used on.
So, why is alcohol ink so versatile? Here are 5 things to know about this fluid art:
1. A Diverse Range of Surfaces Can Be Used:
Paper, Glass, jewellery, metals, clay, and even some wooden materials are great surfaces to use. Any non-absorbent surface is best for this type of fluid painting as this allows the ink to move freely over your canvas. Each surface will give you a different tone when you use alcohol inks. Experiment with different styles to find your personal favourite.
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