DROPS with Alcohol Ink

Dynamic and bold or delicate and playful – the alcohol-based Marabu Alcohol Ink creates extraordinary results on non-absorbent backgrounds. The unique DROPS technic allows great effects by dropping the paints skillful.

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  • Marabu Alcohol Ink is suitable for non-absorbent surfaces (e. g. coated special paper, glass, metal, porcelain, etc.). Please note, that Alcohol Ink is not dishwasher safe and only suitable for art objects/decorative items. It is not food-safe or saliva-proof and must not be used on cut surfaces or drinking edges.
  • Alcohol Ink can behave differently depending on the background. We therefore advise you to perform test applications on the desired background.
  • Keep away from open flames (e.g. candles), as Alcohol Ink is highly flammable.

How it is done:

  • Cover the work surface and your clothing. Put on disposable gloves. Put on a protective mask and open the windows.
  • Shake the metallic and diamond Alcohol Inks until the pigments are evenly dispersed. If the bottle has already been opened (see step 3): place a gloved finger over the open bottle tip and shake well.
  • How to open the Alcohol Ink bottle: pull off the cap and insert a pin into the top of the bottle tip.
  • Squeeze droplets of Alcohol Ink in the desired colour onto the surface. Each droplet will spread out. Adding droplets of a second colour next to or on top of the first colour, displaces the first one.
  • Alcohol Ink Extender creates clear circles.
  • Keep adding more droplets of Alcohol Ink until the desired result has been achieved. Then let it dry.

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