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Craft an Alcohol Ink Ornament

final ornament

Making a Christmas ornament with alcohol ink is so addictive. The look of the ornament changes over the process of making it so you can’t control it as much as you would like. However, the changes are interesting and fun to compare. This ornament has a lining of white paint and Irridescent Medium to help see the colors more vibrant.

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materials

I used a plastic ornament I bought on sale at the end of the season last year. T-rex brand alcohol ink, silver Adirondack ink, a paper cup, white acrylic paint, dust cleaner, and Liquitex acrylic medium.

with ink

The ornament with ink applied to the inside is shown above. The color here is more intense (or dark) than the end results. There is a tip in the video tutorial to apply the ink.

pouring paint

For the colors to show brighter, I applied paint on top of the ink. You need to wait for the ink to dry and the paint to dry. There are tips in the video tutorial.

Video Tutorial:

One thing I noticed over time is the pink and purple didn’t end up being visible after the completion of the ornament. The blue, silver and some green became more dominant. I thought maybe the Liquitex contained some ingredient that made the ink move but after making another ornament with the same colors and no Liquitex, it still faded. So it must be something about that particular color.

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