As promised, World Watercolor Month isn’t 100% watercolor anywhere except my fine art Instagram account – instead, I’ll be doing other fun things likc coloring water…in other mediums. Today? Alcohol inks plus a little acrylic!
Watch the video below or click here to see it on YouTube.
I’d been wanting to make clock faces for a while – when I saw NARA sold round paper that was the first thing that came to mind! My problem? I bought 12″ clock parts and….10” paper. Ha! Had to go back and order the 12” – which means now I can make more round art with all this paper! So doublecheck if you want to do this project that you get the right sizes. Colors I used were Ranger’s Mermaid and Laguna for the water, and Ginger and Honeycomb for the sand.
This one was my first try at this – and I used a bunch of techniques on the sand from the Terrestrial Alcohol Ink class. I hope it inspires my students for something else they can do with those techniques!
Interested in more?
I have two classes in alcohol inks that you might find interesting:
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- 99 % alcohol
- Ranger Alcohol Ink
- Pipette, Ranger Inkssentials
- NARA 9″ x 12″ if you just want regular rectangles 🙂
- Clocks – I bought mine as a set that is no longer available but here are parts:
Fabulous and breathtaking Sandy.
I enjoyed watching the proces so much, it was great to see the sand and sea growing under your hands.
Thank you so much for sharing, stay safe and have a wonderful weekend.
these are really lovely
So beautiful…makes me homesick for the beaches in Hawaii!
This is the most beautiful clock I’ve ever seen! Sandy, your colors are gorgeous and I can visualize the movement of water…so serene and breathtaking! I rushed over to Society 6 but it’s not there. I’m going to hope it is! ❤️
Thanks for another instructive video, Sandy. I was surprised at how the white acrylic looked once it was blown across the blue. Very interesting. I also thought you were exaggerating how thin the paint was when you said “whole milk” … but once I saw it blowing, I thought… Yup, that’s precisely how whole milk looks.
Great Friday morning video! Thanks!
Lori S in PA
Sandy, these are beautiful.