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.
What do you use to 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.
Can you pour resin over alcohol ink?
Today, we demonstrate how to resin over alcohol ink! 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!
Are alcohol inks permanent?
Alcohol Inks are a highly fluid colour that are vibrant and fast drying. They are also moisture-resistant and permanent once dry, and will work perfectly on almost any clean, oil-free surface.
Does alcohol ink wash off glass?
The reason alcohol inks do not do well with porous materials is that they will soak in and begin to fade. When using alcohol ink on glass, make sure to use a clear sealer such as resin or the Ranger’s Gloss Multi-Medium so the colors do not fade or wipe off.
Is alcohol ink permanent on ceramic?
Many alcohol ink artists paint on ceramic tile. Tile painting is popular because tiles are smooth and non-porous allowing the inks to flow beautifully. It is also popular because tiles make great gifts as coasters, trivets and small art pieces. Alcohol ink tends to “flake off” ceramic tile if it is not sealed.