We have carried Jacquard Inks for a while but some our staff hadn't used them. Amanda and Jill got a chance to experiment with them at a recent trade show. They used the Jacquard Alcohol Inks on Ampersand Claybord panels. It was so much fun! These inks can be used on glass, plastic and leather. Some of our watercolorists use these inks on Yupo. With 17 vivid colors to choose from including gold and silver, you can make magic.
The process was very simple. The ink comes in dropper bottles so you can put as much or as little ink on your surface as you would like. Tilt the surface to move the colors around or add some rubbing alcohol (from the drug store) to get more ink movement and to clean up your brushes. If you don't like what you did, use some rubbing alcohol to remove the ink! So easy, so much fun!
This is what Amanda made! Beautiful colors flowing into each other with wonderful layers of transparency.
This is Jill's experiment with alcohol inks. They both love the rich blue colors but this piece has some gold added for extra sparkle.
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