Tuesday, April 14, 2009

More Alcohol Ink Fun


I had to play with some of the new Ranger Adirondack® Alcohol Inks. You really can't go wrong and it's kinda fun. You can see our eclectic Paper Feed, Episode 2 and get a quick overview on how to apply alcohol inks to glossy paper. The possibilities limitless and no two will ever look the same.

Supplies used:

Alcohol Blending Solution
Adirondack Alcohol Inks (Clover, Bottle, Sand & Pebble)
Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool
Studio 490 - All About Art (Stampers Anonymous)
Rock-a-Blocks
Non-stick Craft Sheet






Some things to know when working with these products:
  • Use a non-porous surface like glossy paper. Works really great if you want to use dominoes;
  • Alcohol inks are fast drying - so you have to work fast,
  • The Blending Solution is a solvent that has no color. IT will blend, remove, and lighten when applied to your projects.
  • The Craft Sheets are fabulous when working with alcohol inks and is a must! You can easily wipe with a little Blending Solution, too.
  • Make sure you work in a well-ventilated area.
I really prefer THIS Archival Jet Black pad. It is a waterproof archival ink. It is oil-based so it needs time to try. You can heat-set it so you won't accidentally smear it(that's my personal testimony form experience-wink,wink).


3 comments:

Debbie said...

So pretty Daisy! Thanks for the insight! I haven't been to your store in a bit....but NEED...Absolutely MUST HAVE that ranger marker thing we saw at CHA...I'm gonna head over to your store to see if you have it yet......:)

wendy vecchi said...

Great tutorial...
Cool stamps! Wonder where you got them??
THANKS!
wendy

Linda Cain said...

Wendy stamps!! Great fun! TFS your experiences of Ranger U. I just got the email that I get to go to the next session in June!!! So thrilled and excited.

Your Friend in ART,

Linda Cain