Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Sea Turtle Alcohol Ink Materials List

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  • Ranger Alcohol Ink - Colors used in Demo: Aqua, Cloudy Blue, Stream, Twilight Purple, Sunshine Yellow (If you don’t have these exact colors choose something similar or choose your own combo).
  • Alcohol Ink Blending Solution
  • Yupo Paper: White 74lbs or higher - size in demo is (5x7") - Again feel free to go bigger. Just note that your materials may need to adjusted.
  • Backer Board or something to tape down the paper on.
  • Mat (optional) (You can also purchase the Full kits with Backer/Mat/Clear Sleeve
  • Blue painters tape or masking tape
  • White Gel Pen (I use Signo made by Uni Ball) Sometimes your colors will tint the white. Best to wait until the ink is fully dry. (See demo video Here).
  • Black Sharpie or Chameleon Pen.
  • 91% Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Small detail brush (Size 0 or 1)
  • Mixing Tray, paper plate, or tile to mix colors on
  • 2 Small Containers for Alcohol (one clean, one dirty)
  • Paper Towels
  • Gloves
  • Apron

I use the following products to seal my Yupo if I do not use UV glass. Please note depending on your color choices, some colors may fade more than others. I can say that I personally have 3 painting still hanging (3+ years behind UV glass and they have not faded) I do have them hung out of direct sunlight.

Kamar Varnish made by Krylon

UV Clear Spray by Krylon

Friday, April 21, 2017

Sea Dog Brewery Topsham Maine - Watercolor Paint Night

Early Bird Special $30 until April 24th at 2pm!


New Date: May 2nd,2017 Tuesday
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Scene: WATERCOLOR - Beach Day
Early Bird Special $30 until April 24th at 2pm!

Join us at the SeaDog Brewery in Topsham Maine for a creative night out with Local Artist and Instructor, Kellie Chasse as she walks you through (STEP BY STEP) a 5x7" "Beach Day" Watercolor painting! No experience is required to join in on the fun.
Come on in early for drinks and dinner before the class or eat and drink while you paint, make sure to have them seat you in our Painting Section!

All the materials are included to Complete a 5x7 Painting that evening - we include a Free 8x10 Mat for your masterpiece!

*20 Seats Available - Once full it will no longer allow a purchase. Must pay in advance to hold your spot.
Interested in more watercolor classes join Kellie Online at http://www.kellielynnart.com/online-art-courses

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Earth Without Art is just Eh - So Let's Create!

Happy Earth Day Everyone! 
I"m sure you've heard the saying without Art "Earth" would be just Eh
 Be kind to the Earth - we only have one!
Here's a few things you can do
1. Pick up any trash you see along your walks
2. Ride your Bike or walk instead of taking your car
3. Don't leave your water running with you brush your teeth
4. Don't buy bottles of water 
5. Recycle, Recycle, and Recycle 
So to celebrate our beautiful planet let's create some gorgeous Art together! 
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Happy Painting


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Go Big or Go Home - Full Size Sheet of Yupo Paper

For last nights Art Class we did something special, we painted on a FULL SIZE sheet of Yupo Paper.  My student was so excited, but nervous at the same time. This was her first time ever using Alcohol Inks.

We started by picking out the two background colors, stonewashed denim (blue) and Lettuce (Green). The biggest challenge was working in the smooth background as we had to do it fast before it dried and left streaks. We used a good amount of the Blending solution for this one and that really helped slow the dry time of the alcohol inks.

Once the background was dry, we then used a small detailed brush and the color Ginger (brown) to paint in the tree and it's branches. Then proceeded to use all her favorite colors for the circles and dots. We layered the colors over one another to create dots within dots. You can find a similar demo of my LOVE TREE on my Youtube channel, please feel free to subscribe and view it here.

Want something larger than the standard 5x7 or 9x12 sheets, your can order the full sheet of  yupo paper to try. You can also purchase rolls of yupo!

Find Full Lifetime Access Courses online at www.kelliechassefineart.com 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

DYI Alcohol Ink Yupo Tags - Artist Gift Tags

Here's a great idea - If you are like me and have a few "Mess Ups" from your Alcohol Inks on Yupo paper that you really just don't know what to do with...or maybe just your practice pieces, you can use a 1" whole Circle punch of your favorite spots to create some great little Gift Tags or price tags for your art!

55. DYI Alcohol Ink Yupo Tags - Artist Gift Tags 

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More Information about the Masters Air Brush  I posted from last week.

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