ALCOHOL INK INSTRUCTION BY PETER ELLIOTT

Introduction & Intermediate Classes in Alcohol Ink

Come and get lost in the world of Alcohol Ink.
AIcohol Ink is a free-flowing art medium with vivid stained-glass-like colors.
It has an intuitive nature and a mind of its own.
You’ll watch the art unfold before your eyes and be amazed at the results.
Newbie artists and experienced painters are welcome
!

Alcohol Ink Landscape




 

ANNOUNCING - The Fall Schedule of Classes at OASIS

Introduction to Alcohol Ink Classes will be held on September 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2019 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm.

Intermediate Alcohol Ink Classes will be held on October 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2019 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm.

Alcohol Ink Landscape


Introduction to Alcohol Ink Course Overview


Week One - Introductions, Basic Color Theory, Handling the Yupo Paper, Drips and Drops with Zentangle

Week Two - Tools to Create Texture, Creating a Background Wash, Blending Solution, Abstracts

Week Three - Abstracts & Landscapes

Week Four - Representational Painting & Blooms

Materials Fee: $30 payable to the instructor on the first day of class.


Materials included in your $30 fee:

  • Yupo 74 lb. weight paper - 6 sheets (5.5" x 7")
  • Yupo 74 lb. weight paper - 2 sheets (11" x 14")
  • 5 Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks plus Snowcap
  • Oiler Boiler Art Bottle - click here to view a picture
  • 91%   Isopropyl Alcohol and Blending Solution
Materials available in class:
  • Piñata Gold, Copper and Silver Mixatives
  • Copic markers for adding fine details
  • Gloves will be provided in all classes
  • 91%   Isopropyl Alcohol and Blending Solution

Materials to bring from home:

  • Wear a smock, apron or old clothes
  • Q-Tips (cosmetic Q-tips are best)
  • Cosmetic sponges
  • Paper towels for creating texture
  • Saran Wrap or Wax Paper
  • Old credit cards or used gift cards
  • Drinking straws
  • Coffee stirrers
  • Old toothbrushes
  • Small paint brushes - cheap kind
  • Black extra fine tip Sharpies
  • Canned air (2-3 cans recommended)


Alcohol Ink at Oasis by Peter Elliott

Alcohol Ink at Oasis by Peter Elliott



 

Intermediate Class in Alcohol Ink Course Overview

This is a BRAND NEW Intermediate class that will focus on new color palettes, abstract and representational art, including birch treesw and mountains and seascapes. Students will work with transparent Yupo paper, metal discs, Claybord, ceramic tiles and other substrates of their choice (metal, glass, plexiglass, etc.)

NOTE: If you were in my most recent Intermediate Class that created Birch Tree paintings, you've completed this class. All others are welcome to learn new techniques.


Week One - Introductions, Review of Alcohol Ink Techniques, Creating Birch Trees with Washi Tape

Week Two - Color Theory, creating an Abstract on Metal Discs

Week Three - Creating Landscapes, working on Claybord and other non-porous materials

Week Four - Representational Painting, Painting Lilacs, Mono-Print, Fingerpainting & Drip Pad Fun

Materials Fee: $15 payable to the instructor on the first day of class.


Materials included in your $15 fee:

  • Transparent Yupo paper
  • 6" x 6" Ceramic Tile
  • 12" Pizza Separator
  • Claybord
Materials available in class:
  • Piñata Gold and Silver Mixatives
  • Copic markers for adding fine details
  • Gloves will be provided in all classes
  • 91%   Isopropyl Alcohol and Blending Solution

Materials to bring from home:

  • Wear a smock, apron or old clothes
  • Q-Tips (cosmetic Q-tips are best)
  • Cosmetic sponges
  • Paper towels for creating texture
  • Saran Wrap or Wax Paper
  • Old credit cards or used gift cards
  • Drinking straws
  • Coffee stirrers
  • Old toothbrushes
  • Small paint brushes
  • Black extra fine tip Sharpies
  • Canned air (2-3 cans recommended)



 

A Guide to the Tim Holtz Ranger Inks

Click here to view the various Triads and Individual Ink Colors

Alcohol Ink at Oasis by Peter Elliott

Alcohol Ink at Oasis by Peter Elliott

 


 

Books, Videos, Video Courses and more

Click here to visit my Resources page.


Alcohol Ink at Oasis by Peter Elliott Alcohol Ink at Oasis by Peter Elliott

 


 

Sources for Buying Your Own Supplies

Yupo 74 lb. weight paper
9 x 12 pad (20 sheets) $13.59 plus S/H
11x 14 pad (20 sheets) $20.99 plus S/H (prices subject change)


Cheap Joes
Ranger Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks 60 Colors - $2.59 per bottle
Snow Cap - $3.34 per bottle
MerriArtist
Ranger Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks 60 Colors - $3.27 per bottle
Joggles
Piñata Exciter Pack Inks - 9 inks - $17.99
Amazon
Piñata Inks plus Gold & Silver Mixatives as low as $2.26 per bottle
Dharma Trading
Ranger Tim Holtz Adirondack inks also come in 3-packs and are available at Michael's and JoAnn's in store and online.