Alcohol ink art supplies – What materials you need for alcohol ink painting?
If you are a beginner and would like to buy a small set of supplies to do alcohol ink art, here is a list of absolutely necessary supplies.
- Alcohol inks
- Blending solution
- Non-porous surface
- One of the these to move the ink around – Straw, hairdryer, camera lens cleaner
However, this is the full list of supplies I use for my alcohol ink art. You could pick and choose according to your requirement.
I like it when the inks are highly pigmented and the alcohol content is not too much. Some of the brands I use are Jacquard Pinata, Beyond Inks (Indian Brand) and Ranger Tim Holtz.
a. Jacquard Pinata Alcohol Inks
b. Alcohol Inks from BeyondInksView on Amazon View on Amazon
c. Ranger Tim Holtz InksView on Amazon
Blending solution is used to lighten the pigment in alcohol inks. It can also be used to remove alcohol ink stains off surfaces.
a. Blending solution from BeyondInksView on Amazon
b. Isopropyl Alcohol
Isopropyl Alcohol with purity of 91% or more can be used as a good blending solution. There are many brands of Isopropyl Alcohols available on Amazon, any of them would work the same.View on Amazon
a. Yupo PaperView on Amazon
Yupo paper is also available in A3 and A4 sizes.
b. Acrylic coaster baseView on Amazon
a. PaletteView on Amazon
c. Hair dryer
f. Permanent ink pens and markers
Hope the list and amazon links help you find the supplies needed for alcohol ink painting.