Playful Alcohol Ink Abstracts: Supply List

Supply List

Safety Equipment

  • As I stated in the video, please do what is right for you. You will need to work in a well-ventilated space.  You can open a window, use a fan or both.  You are also welcome to use a mask.  The mask I use is linked below.  You don’t have to use this one, but if you choose to use a mask, please use one that is made to protect against vapors.
  • PD-100 Full Face Organic Vapor & Particulate Respirator – Optional
  • Nitrile Disposable Gloves – You can also pick these up from your local pharmacy or Walmart. Art Supplies
  • Yupo Paper
  • Alcohol Inks – I use the Ranger Brand of alcohol inks. Please use whatever you have or the colors that appeal to you. You don’t have to use all of these colors.  My color palette is listed below.
    • Terra Cotta o Valencia o Indigo o Mermaid o Aqua o Gumball o Wild Plum o Ginger o Caramel o Coral
  • 91% Isopropyl Alcohol – Pick up from your local grocery store, pharmacy, etc.
  • Variety of brushes – Please use what you have. The full set shown in the link is not required.  You can also use other types of brushes as well.  I would suggest one set of brushes be dedicated to using alcohol inks/alcohol.
    • Flat brush
    • Round Brush – two sizes o Detail Liner
    • Filbert Brush – two sizes
  • Rubber Stamps – Please use what you have
  • Tim Holtz Ranger Alcohol Ink Blower
  • Paper Towel – Use what you have
  • Hair Dryer – I use a travel size hair dryer but you can use what you have. I would suggest a round barrel.
  • Ceramic dish or small disposable cups
  • 3 oz Travel size bottle – This is what I used
  • Plastic Palette – Please use whatever you have in your studio. You could also use a disposable plastic plate.
  • Stencil – (Optional) Please use whatever you have in your studio
  • Pipette – (Optional) – You could also use the end of your brush handle. Just dip it into the ink or alcohol.
  • Old Mug/Large Plastic Cup
  • Piece of Wax/Parchment Paper– You just need something you can fit your stamp on to ink. You could even use a piece of aluminum foil.

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