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Color and Creativity with Alcohol Ink

with Sheryl Williams

Class Description

Color and Creativity Experience with Alcohol Ink $50 per person Plus $20 Materials fee to be paid to instructor Welcome to the vibrant world of alcohol ink art! Step into a realm where colors blend seamlessly, creating mesmerizing patterns and designs. An alcohol ink art class is an immersive experience that introduces participants to the unique techniques and possibilities of working with alcohol inks. The class typically begins with an introduction to alcohol inks, their properties, and the materials needed. Alcohol inks are highly pigmented dyes that are alcohol-based, allowing for fluid movement and blending on non-porous surfaces such as Yupo paper, ceramic tiles, or glass. After the introduction, it's time to dive into the hands-on experience. Each participant is provided with a set of alcohol inks in various colors, along with brushes, droppers, and other tools for manipulation. The instructor demonstrates various techniques, such as dripping, blowing, and layering, to achieve different effects. As you experiment with the inks, you'll quickly discover their unpredictable nature, which adds an element of excitement to the process. The colors dance and swirl, creating intricate patterns and gradients with each brushstroke. Throughout the class, the instructor provides individualized guidance and tips, helping you refine your techniques and offering suggestions for composition and color combinations. There's a sense of camaraderie as participants share their discoveries and learn from each other's experiences. By the end of the class, you'll leave with a newfound appreciation for the versatility and beauty of alcohol inks, along with several stunning artworks to proudly display or give as gifts. But perhaps most importantly, you'll carry with you the inspiration and confidence to continue exploring this captivating medium on your own artistic journey. Students don't need to bring anything. Instructor will provide: Several bottles of Alcohol Inks, several brands Several bottles of Metallic Mixatives 6 x 8" ceramic tile Collection of Alcohol Ink Markers for each student Yupo Paper Contact Paper Felt Kamar Fixative Cans of compressed Air Q-Tips Eye droppers Paper Towels Coffee Stirrers Cotton Balls Small brushes Gloves Isopropyl Alcohol

  • 50 US dollars
  • Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center

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