Welcome to Technique Tuesday!
By Judy Cantrell
This week’s technique was from Compendium of Curiosities
Page 52 ~ Alcohol Ink Splatter
This one is inked with Archival Black Ink.
Adirondack Alcohol inks [Brights]
Metallic Mixative Alcohol ink [gold]
Ranger Craft Sheet
Archival Ink pad
Dust Remover [can of air]
1. Place non-stick craft sheet down on work table.
- Drip a few drops of alcohol ink on a piece of glossy card stock.
Designer’s Note: Use Ranger glossy paper with this technique. Regular glossy for your printer will not work well.
- While the ink is still wet, spray can of air with short burst to get a splatter look.
- Keep repeating additional colors and blast each color with can of air. At this point you have to decide when enough is enough.
- Shake Metallic Mixative until you hear the bead roll around inside the bottle and set aside.
- Drip 3 or 4 drops of blending solution onto the alcohol inked piece. Add one drop of Metallic Mixative into the wet blending solution and then blast with air.
The splatter technique is endless; you can use it on glossy paper, dominos, buttons, CDs and so forth.