These Alcohol Ink Techniques Produce Amazing Effects

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Check out the colorful and unique results you can achieve using Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks!

Alcohol inks are a great way to add a burst of color with minimal effort. These dye inks are specially formulated to create colorful, blended effects with ease. Alcohol Inks are acid-free, fast drying and transparent and application is effortless when using the Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Applicator. Use them on yupo paper ( you get a really bright glossy look when you use alcohol inks with your Yupo papers), alcohol ink cardstock (glossy on one side, matte on the other), translucent paper, alcohol ink foil tape sheets, metal, shrink plastic, glass, and other non-porous surfaces. Below is a video showing four easy alcohol ink techniques for creating unique, vibrant backgrounds, art projects and much more.

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Alcohol Ink Technique 1

-Apply dots of Alcohol Ink to your applicator
-Pounce the inked up applicator onto Yupo Paper
*Tip: Use Multiple colors at once for a fun look!


Alcohol Ink Technique 2

-Generously dab Alcohol ink onto applicator
-Swipe applicator across paper for a watercolor wash effect

Alcohol Ink Technique 3

-Add drops of Alcohol Ink directly to the paper from bottle
-Overlap some of the colors and watch them spread

Alcohol Ink Technique 4

-Apply Alcohol Ink directly to your craft mat
-Smoosh your paper down onto the inks for a colorful background

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See how easy it is to start playing around with your Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks? Just add a stamped sentiment and you're good to go! We'd love to see what you're creating with the Alcohol Inks. Join the Blitsy Insiders community and post a pic!

Happy Crafting!

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