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Alcohol Ink Supplies - Where do I begin?

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Alcohol Ink Supplies - Where do I begin?

I get asked all the time about the supplies I use, so I thought I'd list a few of my favourite supplies... Let's start with paper.  Inks look best on synthetic paper because the inks sit on top and are not absorbed. Paper... I have used Yupo Paper from the very beginning, but recently, I have been working on Nara paper and I like it too!  I find Nara paper is a little more forgiving if you have to wipe it clean, but it's also more costly.  And I haven't tried Craft Plastic yet, but a friend just told me how great it...

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ArtResin for the Finish!

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ArtResin for the Finish!

A few weeks ago, the friendly people at ArtResin reached out to me with a challenge.  They would send me some free ArtResin if I would do something creative with it and share it with all of you.  Challenge accepted!

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Nourished by Beauty

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Nourished by Beauty

 Just to stand there and observe is cleansing for your soul.  It feels like everything heavy or tiresome gets washed away in those moments, leaving a sense of joy and wonder.

"Nourished by Beauty" - a 30x40" alcohol ink painting of Katherine's Cove (near Lake Superior Provincial Park) won an Honourable Mention in this year's Winter Festival of Art at the Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste Marie, ON.

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Most Innovative Painting Award

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Most Innovative Painting Award

...my piece, Remembering the Reds, won the Most Innovative Painting Award...

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My 2 Minutes of Fame

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My 2 Minutes of Fame

So, this happened just a few days ago... CTV news came to my home and interviewed little, ol me! This was way outside of my comfort zone, as I am not one who likes to be in front of the camera.  But, I'm so glad I did it!  Two days after it aired, I spent 3 days at the Our Best to You Regina Spring 2019 Market.  So many people came up to me and mentioned that they had seen the story and were so interested in the process. The process - maybe we're all just interested in knowing 'how' everyone...

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