How to Create Florals with Alcohol Inks

A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Flower Art using Fun, Unexpected Techniques

Flowers have been a perennial muse for nature-loving artists throughout art history. Alcohol Inks are highly pigmented, fast drying alcohol-based inks that are perfect for creating blooms, blossoms, buds, and other botanical elements. You can learn how to work with alcohol inks to create gorgeous natural and fantasy floral artworks! There are a few factors to consider for working with the inks. You may be wondering:

  • How do I learn how to shape the alcohol inks?
  • What are some good surfaces to experiment on and work with?
  • How can I create the amazing layered looks of petals?
  • And most of all....what kind of techniques can I learn quickly to get started?

Alcohol Inks behave very organically and learning how they behave will allow you to get the results you want to achieve. The fluid painting techniques allow for the build-up and revival of each of the liquid layers, opening up many artistic possibilities to create singular flowers, bouquets, floral motifs, and more. 

Michelle Fountain has become a recognized industry leader in decorative painting. In researching techniques for wall artworks, she found another passion utilizing “flow mediums”. These include alcohol inks, fluid acrylics and epoxy resins. Despite her own demand for precision in her work, these processes offered organic intrigue with the vibrant colors blending effortlessly on their own. She finds joy in inspiring others by teaching her beautiful artistic techniques.

Here's what we'll cover.

By the end of this course, students will feel confident in creating floral works of art using alcohol inks. You’ll be able to put together the right supplies for your flower samples and art pieces. You’ll be able to see the transformative process from the initial alcohol ink drops to the many creative bud, petal and color possibilities. You’ll know how to create layers of colors for your flowers, including using the impact a colored surface makes. You’ll also learn how the alcohol inks behave and react, and how to manipulate those reactions to create beautiful effects and shapes for your flowers. 

This course is for you if:

  • You want to learn about creating florals with alcohol inks, but you aren’t sure where to begin.
  • You have experience using alcohol links, but you’re excited to learn more incredible techniques.
  • You’re looking for a new way to experiment with alcohol inks for fine art pieces.
  • You’re looking for a fun, creative outlet, or an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon.

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Hi, I'm Your Instructor, Michelle Fountain.

Florals are very popular in alcohol inks. In this comprehensive class, you will learn many different ways to achieve ink florals. You will learn the tools and skills to create various floral looks and gain the confidence to create your own florals!

“Michelle Fountain is The Ink Guru!! Besides creating the tone for a great learning experience, she is both fluent in projects and giving with an abundance of clear knowledge... Michelle's passion of Ink is absolutely contagious and by the end of your first class, you will become addicted to the wondrous and limitless medium of Ink!”

- Tania

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How to Create Florals With Alcohol Inks

A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Flower Art using Fun, Unexpected Techniques



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Frequently Asked Questions

What if I’ve never used alcohol inks before?

We recommend taking Michelle’s Introduction to Alcohol Inks course, and then directly follow with this course. If you have a bit of knowledge about working with alcohol inks, this course is perfect for you!

What if I’m not very artistic?

This course is designed to let you get creative with alcohol inks and florals. We’ll walk you through the beauty of creating organic and natural flowers, step by step, and enhance your creativity! If you are artistic, there are plenty of opportunities to get creative, but anyone can take this course and end up with gorgeous botanical-inspired pieces to share.

How long do I have access to the course?

After enrolling, you have unlimited access across any and all devices you own.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

Can I really take this entire course in one afternoon?

You can! BUT, we do recommend buying your supplies and materials ahead of time, or even following along and practicing the alcohol ink reactions on your sample substrate if you can.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.