What kind of alcohol do you use with alcohol inks?
Use an Alcohol Blending Solution
Isopropyl alcohol, also known as rubbing alcohol or surgical spirits, is essential for diluting fortunately you can get it inexpensively at the drug store. Just be sure to pick up some that’s 90% or more rubbing alcohol.
Can you use ethanol with alcohol ink?
Answer: Yes. The 100% alcohol content of Culinary Solvent’s 200 proof Ethanol interacts well with all popular brands of concentrated alcohol inks, and can be used to craft your own inks from permanent markers or acrylic paints.
Do you have to seal alcohol ink?
Sealing an alcohol ink piece really helps to preserve the piece for the long haul. Sealing can help prevent fading, chipping, reconstitution, and yellowing too. In a nutshell, it’s not required. But if you’re selling or giving away your pieces, sealing will really help protect them for years to come.
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.
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!
Is rubbing alcohol better than hand sanitizer?
The big difference between rubbing alcohol and hand sanitizer is that rubbing alcohol contains denaturants. This makes rubbing alcohol unpalatable for human consumption. A hand sanitizer is generally a slightly safer, better-smelling product, and often comes in easily-carried bottles or containers.
How do you dilute 99 isopropyl alcohol to 70?
TO MAKE A STANDARD SOLUTION (70%):
Dilute by adding 1 part water to 2 parts of this 99% Isopropyl Alcohol.