Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introductions

  • 2

    Alcohol Ink Basics

    • About Alcohol Ink

    • Shopping List

    • Safety Precautions

    • Alcohol Ink Brands

    • Selecting the Right Alcohol

  • 3

    Surfaces

    • Introduction to Surfaces

    • Yupo Paper

    • Photo Paper

    • Tiles

    • Ceramics, Porcelain, Plastics

    • Duralar

    • Glass

    • Polypropylene/Duracopy

    • Canvas

    • Wood Panel

    • Metal

    • Experiment!

  • 4

    Alcohol Ink Fine Art

    • Introduction to Alcohol Ink Fine Art

    • Defining Art

    • Color and Design Theory

    • Cataloging Swatches

    • Undertones and How to Use Them

    • Sealing, Finishing, and Displaying Art

    • Assignment #1

  • 5

    Alcohol Ink Techniques

    • Introduction to Alcohol Ink Techniques

    • The Tools Used

    • Integrating Metallics

    • DEMO: Infinity Rings

    • DEMO: Detailing an abstract piece

    • DEMO: Create a Wave

    • DEMO: Create a Wispy Flower

    • DEMO: Create Abstract Roses

    • DEMO: Using Brushes to Create a Soft Landscape

    • Assignments #2 and #3

  • 6

    Alcohol Ink Drinkware

    • Opening Video

    • Introduction to Food Safe Alcohol Ink Drinkware

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Mug Demo 1: Single Color

    • Mug Demo 2: Two Colors

    • Mug Demo 3: Gradients and Layers

    • Mug Demo 4: Layering and Fixing Mistakes

    • Mug Demo 5: Rainbow Mugs

    • Mug Demo 6: People's Choice Mug

    • Demo 7: Sunset-Inspired Mug

    • Demo 8: Detailing with Gold

    • Demo 9: Using a Heat Tool

    • Demo 10: Adding Textures

    • Demo 11: Cloudy Landscape Mug + Intro to Stamps

    • Demo 12: Using Stamps

    • Sealing: Plan your Process

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Create a Barrier with Kamar Varnish

    • First Sealer

    • Baking

    • High Gloss Finish

    • How to Apply High Gloss FInish

    • Troubleshooting Problems

    • Maintaining Quality

    • Hobby Sealers Comparisons (All Brush On Sealers)

  • 7

    Other 3D Projects

    • Introduction to Other 3D Projects

    • Using the Techniques on Other 3D Surfaces

    • Sealing Other 3D Projects

    • Video: Waterbottle Demo

    • Video: Trinket Dish Demo

    • Assignment #6

  • 8

    Resin Alternative Mini Course

    • Intro to the Resin Alternative on Mugs

    • Supplies List

    • About the Resin

    • Applying the Resin

    • Troubleshooting Problems

    • Maintaining Quality

  • 9

    Food Safety, the FDA, and Misinformation

    • Introduction to Food Safety, the FDA, and Misinformation

    • The Terms

    • FDA Involvement in Sealers

    • Anecdote from a Professional Sealer

    • Anecdote from a Company

    • Conclusion

  • 10

    Alcohol Ink Coasters

    • Introduction to Alcohol Ink Coasters

    • Painting the Coasters: Wispy Technique

    • Paintings the Coasters: FIRE!

    • Finishing the Sides of the Coasters

    • Sealing Coasters

    • Finishing the Bottom of the Coasters

    • Assignment #7

  • 11

    Alcohol Ink Jewelry

    • Introduction to Alcohol Ink Jewelry

    • Bezels and Cabochons

    • How to Make Jewelry - Step by Step

  • 12

    Alcohol Ink Greeting Cards

    • Introduction to Alcohol Ink Greeting Cards

    • Prints or Originals?

    • How to Make Greeting Cards - Step by Step

  • 13

    BONUS: Making Prints

    • Introduction to Making Prints of Your Work

    • Not All Prints are Made the Same

    • A Word About Color

    • Photographing Your Original Work

    • Scanning Your Original Work

    • Photoshop Basics for Artwork

    • Print-Ready Templates for Photoshop

    • Using the Provided Print Templates

    • Sending to a Printer: What they need

    • Finishing and Presentation

    • BONUS: Assignment #8

  • 14

    BONUS: Market Your Art

    • Introduction to Marketing Your Art

    • Where to Start

    • Create a Brand

    • Create a Brand Identity

    • Online Presence

    • Selling Your Art

    • Craft Fair Tips

    • Pricing Your Artwork

    • Assignment #9 and #10

  • 15

    Final Words

    • Final Words

    • Affiliate Program Opportunities

    • Course Survey

    • Disclaimer