• Wednesday and Thursday
    August 9, 2017 - August 10, 2017
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Discover the colorful and magical world of alcohol inks. In this workshop you will learn how to create both abstract and realistic pieces with this unique and versatile medium. It will be two days of fun as we explore all the wonders that alcohol ink can do to transform the ordinary into extraordinary. You will have lots of finished work and a plethora of new ideas. This workshop is for all levels.

Artist Bio.

Jill Lindsay is an awarding winning alcohol ink artist currently residing in Southwest Florida. She most recently displayed her work at the 2017 Peace River National Art Festival, a juried fine art show in Punta Gorda, Florida. Jill is an eclectic artist who has worked with a variety of mediums, but when she dropped her first alcohol ink over a year ago, it was love at first sight.  And like the alcohol inks, Jill is a colorful character filled with joy and surprises. She has taught many alcohol ink workshops and her students always walk away with smiles and lots of beautiful artwork.

Materials List:

The Yupo paper and inks are specialty items.  I’m not sure how available they will be in Falmouth.  I know I have to buy mine on-line.  I will prepare several supply packets with a sampling of ink and Yupo paper for those that were unable to get the supplies.  These will be available at $25.


There are two main brands and they are both wonderful.  

Jim Holtz Ranger Adirondack inks come individually & in 3-packs – Get five or six colors that you like (the more the merrier).  They sell a limited variety locally at Michaels.

Jacquard Pinata alcohol inks: This brand has a variety of vibrant colors.  They are sold both individually and in two different “exciter packs” with nine inks.  If you’re going to buy the pack, get the one that includes the “rich gold” (it’s fabulous!). And be careful… Jacquard also makes a “Lumiere” pack that looks very similar to alcohol ink, but it is not.

For this workshop, we will only be using ALCOHOL INKS. Acrylic inks will not work.


Comes in pads of 5 x 7, 9 x 12 and 11 x 14 pads.  I recommend the white (as opposed to translucent).   We’ll be creating a lot of pieces, so best to go with one of the larger sizes.  You can always cut into halves or fourths.  

*I purchase the ink & Yupo paper on-line, usually through Amazon.

16oz BOTTLE OF 91% ISOPROPYL RUBBING ALCOHOL *the lower percentage does not work as well

The rest of the items you may already have at home or could be purchased at the dollar store:

Small spray bottle

Wax paper

Plastic wrap

Gloves (if you don’t want to get your hands dirty)

Apron or painting clothes

A few small paintbrushes (inexpensive!)


Plastic Tablecloth

Paper towels

Stencils (optional) bring some of your favorites if you like – I will be sharing mine.  



137 Gifford Street, Falmouth, Massachusetts, 02541, United States