Chemical Reaction
Art Happens
Creative Art Studio
603-654-2287
37 Wilton Rd, Milford, NH 03055

Intro to Alcohol Ink Tiles
Instructor: Alene Sirott-Cope

Cost:  $35 + $10 material fee
Date: Sept 20
Time: 10am to 1pm
Ages: Teens 12+ to adults
This one-day workshop illustrates the ease and fun of creating your own custom ceramic tiles for back splashes, kitchen and bathroom accents, trivets, coasters or wall hangings. Alcohol ink dyes has an isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol base and can be manipulated in fascinating and unpredictable ways when mixed with other liquid mediums when applied to a porous surface. All tools, materials and handouts are included. No experience necessary.
ADVANCED: If you enjoyed the alcohol ink tile workshop, this one-day workshop delves further into the world of alcohol ink substrates. Yupo is an acid free, polystyrene tree-friendly paper recommended for larger works. If you have mastered the ceramic tile substrate, this material is lighter and may be framed or mounted on a backing. The inks react almost the same, but with shorter drying time. All tools, materials and handouts are included. Basic knowledge of this medium is necessary.

League of NH Craftsmen Nashua Gallery

Alcohol Ink on Tiles Workshops
98 Main St • 603-595-8233
Sept. 16, 2017
Nov. 12, 2017

Dec. 10, 2017

10:30am to 1:30pm

This workshop illustrates the ease and fun of creating your own ceramic tiles (and other non-porous surfaces) You do not need any artistic talent to leave with beautiful coasters, trivets, wall décor and more, all quick and quite easy, A relatively new art medium, alcohol inks are painted and flowed onto non-porous surfaces, such as glazed tile, Yupo paper, glass, aluminum, white candles. clear Xmas ornaments and white board to name a few.. The inks are noteworthy for their vibrant color and vivid hues. Inks that mix on the substrate surface generate a multitude of properties that are unique and often unpredictable, producing a limitless spectrum of hues and effects. You can utilize use these ink mixtures to produce organic shapes by painting, dropping, dripping, splattering, texturizing or drawing on the substrate. You can disperse the inks with Isopropyl Alcohol to generate a large number of organic shapes. The inks dry fast and are acid free. A clear acrylic spray coats the surface for protection

League of NH Craftsmen Nashua Gallery
Dec. 2. 2017

Alcohol Ink Candles  
10:30am to 1:30pm
Using a variety of techniques, we will create beautiful, personalized holiday candles make perfect housewarming gifts or holiday decorations. These may be embellished with additional novelty craft appliques if desired. Dying candles is easy and a great way to customize your decor in no time! Includes one tall and one short candle. Feel free to bring more candles from home (of any size) to decorate as time allows.

 

 

 

League of NH Craftsmen Nashua Gallery
Alcohol Ink – Treasure Trove!

Oct. 21. 2017
10:30am – 1:30pm
Tuition: $30      Materials: $10
Ages: Adults and teens 12+
Pendants, Magnets & Pins, Oh My!
Learn to effortlessly paint on glass, plexi-glass, plastic and metal with alcohol inks to create a treasure chest of necklaces, pins and magnets. Previous experience with alcohol inks is preferred but not required. Perfect for hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, party favors or you! Bring an apron if you wish.

 

 

Reserve your party for this outstanding workshop early, due to high demand.

ALCOHOL INK TILES WORKSHOP
UPON REQUEST

603-465-3558
This workshop illustrates the ease and fun of creating your own ceramic tiles (and other non-porous surfaces) You do not need any artistic talent to leave with beautiful coasters, trivets, wall décor and more, all quick and quite easy, A relatively new art medium, alcohol inks are painted and flowed onto non-porous surfaces, such as glazed tile, Yupo paper, glass, aluminum, white candles. clear Xmas ornaments and white board to name a few.. The inks are noteworthy for their vibrant color and vivid hues. Inks that mix on the substrate surface generate a multitude of properties that are unique and often unpredictable, producing a limitless spectrum of hues and effects. You can utilize use these ink mixtures to produce organic shapes by painting, dropping, dripping, splattering, texturizing or drawing on the substrate. You can disperse the inks with Isopropyl Alcohol to generate a large number of organic shapes. The inks dry fast and are acid free. A clear acrylic spray coats the surface for protection

 

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Studio Workshops

Alcohol Inks
This very popular workshop illustrates the ease and fun of creating your own custom ceramic tiles which can be used for back-splashes, kitchen and bathroom accents, trivets, coasters or beautiful wall hangings. Alcohol inks are dyes which have an isopropyl rubbing alcohol base and can be manipulated in fascinating and unpredictable ways.

Polymer Clay Vase
We will create a beautiful polymer clay vase made with clay appliques over a glass vase*. You will take home a beautifully handcrafted one-of-a-kind unique vase, perfect as a gift for friends and family. Once you learn this easy technique, you’ll want to create a bunch of these colorful and unique gift items. This project will take all of the post-holiday stress away for 2.5 hours. All you need to do is bake it in your home oven according to instructions. *You may also bring your own vase according to shape preference.

Polymer Clay Canes
A cane is created from polymer clay in a long log that can be sliced off and used to make beads, pendants, bracelets and a multitude of projects. Canes have pictures or patterns running through the entire tube length. The making of the cane incorporates the Millefiori style associated with Venetian glassware. This workshop will cover a variety of basic canes including, jellyroll, bulls-eye, striped, checkerboard, and the exciting “Klimt cane”.

Basic Polymer Beads
A fun workshop making fabulous beads with the wonderfully versatile Polymer Clay. Discover the endless possibilities that polymer clay offers for the amateur and professional jeweler. Mix it with metal, found objects, new materials and fibers for astonishing effects. The softness and pliability of polymer clay makes it amenable to texturizing and molding into beads, buttons, figurines or charms. Polymer clay can be sanded for extra smoothness after baking, and painted and glued as needed. We explore and create the basic shapes and baking prep for this workshop.