Paint with Alcohol Inks – 8-week Course

December 6, 2014 by Diane Marcotte


Oakville Art Society

560 Bronte Road
Oakville, Ontario  L6L 6S1

Tel: (905) 827-5711


January 14th, 2015 – for 8 weeks

Wednesdays: 7pm to 10pm


Non Members: $185.00  Members: $160.00

Plus ‘Course Materials Fee’: $55.00

NOTE:  The fee is for a package of materials that include 6 bottles of alcohol inks, Blending Solution, various tools, a full sheet of Yupo® paper cut into pieces, palette, etc.


Start the new year by learning to paint in a new and exciting medium… alcohol inks!

This vibrant medium offers the artist unparalleled spontaneity and freedom in the painting process – if you are looking to “loosen up” this is the medium for you! Painting with these inks will delight and amaze beginning or experienced artists alike.

What you will learn

Week 1 – Introduction to the Inks, Blending Solution and Isopropol Alcohol; practice on Yupo® paper; creating backgrounds for future paintings
Week 2 – Use of various tools to apply the Inks and the Blending Solution/Alcohol
Week 3 – Creating various textures
Week 4 – Lifting and Masking techniques
Week 5 – Investigating the use of stamps, solvents, compressed air, etc
Week 6 – Using alcohol-based markers to add dimension to your paintings
Week 7 – Painting on ceramic tiles
Week 8 – Framing your artwork



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