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Do not feel like you must have all these supplies! Use what you have.
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SUBSTRATE: Use any one you liked: I used Nara Paper 12×12 package and cut the page into 4 6×6 pages you can use another non-porous surface like 5×7 Yupo paper, Ceramic Tiles, Graphix Bright, Dura-Bright White 9”x12” pad: Craft Plastic 12”x12” 25 pack
ALCOHOL INKS: Use your favorite brand (do not feel you have to get all these colors pick some blues, greens, yellow, plus a magenta and you can mix all your colors if you want to
(Ranger) inks: suggestions
Jacquard’s (Piñata) suggestions
I USED: Sapphire Blue
and Baja Blue
maybe a little Forest Green
Piñata has a Exciter Kit which is great with a lot more colors
BRUSHES: one or two watercolor brushes
Here is a good value pack of round pointed watercolor brushes.
small round plastic palette
or mix on some 6×6 or 4.25×4.25 tiles if you have some
Nitrile gloves, box of 100, size medium
91% Isopropyl Alcohol. You can also get it at Walmart, Pharmacies, or Food Stores.
makeup remover pads.
container like a condiment dish for dipping into alcohol (this is a pack of 12 but I love these condiment dishes and use them for a lot of things.
small squeeze bottles with nibs to squirt alcohol
canned air I get a 6 pack at Costco or an office supply store.
(you could also use an airbrush if you have one or hand air pump)
8×10 sheet of glass or plastic sides taped so as not to cut yourself
Plastic “drip pan” can use the top of vegetable container
If you are using Yupo you might want a white Posca Pen for highlights
Pliers as your inks get used a lot sometimes the lids will stick, and I use plyers to open. If you are neat and wipe your containers before closing this might not happen to you.
Fantastix these are like q-tips that you can use over and over.
White Uni-Ball Signo Broad Point Gel Impact Pen or White gouache paint or white acrylic paint
White Posca Pens I really love these pens they are opaque and can cover any mistake or add accents.
micro dental brushes (these are like tiny q-tips and wonderful for small details)
Ranger Ink Blending Solution
Fillable Blender marker by Ranger Ink
Ranger Ink Blending Solution (really nice)
White Uni-Ball Signo Broad Point Gel Impact Pen or White gouache paint or white acrylic paint White Posca Pens I really love these pens they are opaque and can cover any mistake or add accents.
Alcohol Ink Pens or Markers There are many brands like Copic, Spectrum Noir, etc. This link is a good value.
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