"When we all think alike, then no one is thinking."
— Walter Lippman

Friday, September 21, 2012

Alcohol Inks

 A while back I experimented with making my own alcohol inks using dye and alcohol.   I used the inks to saturate some heavy watercolor paper and really liked the resulting mottled appearance.  
Here is one of my handmade visual journals using that paper to cover the bookboards.
If you use alcohol inks, be very careful and wear protective gloves as it is staining and permanent on your hands and everything else.   All surfaces should be protected.

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