Do you need to seal alcohol ink?


Do you have to seal alcohol ink before epoxy?

If in doubt or for peace of mind, you can never go wrong erring on the side of caution and sealing your artwork first. For this particular project, however, it’s not necessary to seal alcohol ink on yupo paper before applying ArtResin for a couple of reasons. Here’s why: ArtResin is a sealant.

How do you protect alcohol ink?

Krylon Kamar Varnish

Kamar varnish is the MOST IMPORTANT first step FOR ALL alcohol ink art. Kamar varnish is non yellowing, acid-free, and vital in protecting your alcohol inks from interfering with any other product.

How do you seal alcohol ink on mugs?

A sealant – I recommend an acrylic spray sealant and/or dishwasher safe Mod Podge and a brush to apply it with. Always make sure to choose water-based sealants for alcohol ink to avoid smudging and smearing.

How long does alcohol ink have to dry before epoxy?

Covering alcohol ink and yupo paper with a coating of ArtResin is easy – in fact, epoxy resin takes alcohol ink next level, giving it a glossy finish and deeply saturating the colours to make them pop! Measure, mix, pour, spread, cover and wait, and in 24 hours your alcohol ink project will go from good to gorgeous!

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Will alcohol ink wash off glass?

If you don’t like how your alcohol ink art turns out, just use straight alcohol to clean off the glass or tile and start over! Use 91% rubbing alcohol for best results (the stuff at the dollar store is usually only about 70%, so check the pharmacy section at a grocery store).

Can you eat off alcohol ink plates?

ArtResin is food safe once it has cured, but please keep food or beverages well away from ArtResin in its pre-cured, liquid form. ArtResin is NOT edible, potable or otherwise safe to ingest in either liquid or cured form.