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Morning Mist – an alcohol ink painting tutorial

Morning Mist
Cyndi Lavin, 2018

Here is another watercolor-look technique you can try with alcohol inks.  First, choose the colors you want to use, and mix up a small batch of each in a squeeze bottle.  You can use either 91% rubbing alcohol or a blending solution to make a very dilute mixture of each color you plan to use. 

Apply the inks, one color at a time to your paper, and use either a hair dryer, or a heat gun to move them around.  Adding the next color will reactivate the dried inks, so be careful about your placement and direction of blowing.  The little dots were adding later with a cotton swab.

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