Creative Alcohol Inks: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving Amazing Effects--Explore Painting, Pouring, Blending, Textures, and More! (Art for Modern Makers #2) (Paperback)
Pour and paint your way to stunning fluid effects. In Creative Alcohol Inks, artist and Instagrammer Ashley Mahlberg of @inkreel shares step-by-step techniques for creating spontaneous, organic effects with this vibrant transparent medium.
- Get an overview of essential materials, substrates, and finishes.
- Explore techniques for applying alcohol inks, such as pouring, creating texture, lifting, masking, adding embellishments, and more.
- Learn helpful troubleshooting tips and tricks.
- Use what you’ve learned to create one-of-a-kindartworks and stylish projects.
Perfect for creative beginners, the books in the Art for Modern Makers series take a fun, practical approach to learning about and working with paints and other art mediums to create beautiful DIY projects and crafts.
About the Author
Ashley Mahlberg of Ink Reel Studio is an abstract artist and graphic designer. Inspired by the Washington coast, Ashley’s work mimics organic forms, flow, and dynamic color palettes found in her everyday surroundings. Ashley licenses her work, shows her art in local commercial spaces, and has been a featured artist on The Crafter’s Box (thecraftersbox.com), where she taught alcohol ink techniques. See more of Ashley’s work on Instagram (@inkreel), inkreelstudio.com, and Etsy (InkReelArtStudio). She lives in Burlington, Washington.