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Creative Alcohol Ink Dragonfly Painting Steps Dots and Fun!

Kellie Chasse, Artist and Instructor

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13 Videos (49m)
    • Introduction on How to Paint a Dragonfly Alcohol Ink Painting on Yupo Paper

    • Dragonfly Ink Supplies Needed

    • 1 Ink Dragonfly Background

    • 2 Ink Dragonfly Shape

    • 3 Dragonfly Shape and Wings

    • 4 Dragonfly Dots

    • 5 Ink Dragonfly Changes

    • 6 Ink Dragonfly Final Details

    • Part 1 Now we will create another painting of the Damselfly.

    • Part 2 Damselfly

    • Part 3 Damselfly - Finalizing our painting

    • 12 Sealing Inks so you can view them for many years to come.

    • 13 Ink Display Options for your final alcohol ink art.


About This Class

Create 2 different scenes of a Whimsical Dragofly painting using Alcohol Inks on Yupo

Alcohol Ink is an amazing art medium that is just now beginning to be noticed! In this course you will learn what Alcohol Inks are and how I use them step by step to create 2 different styles of Dragonfly's on Yupo paper!

This is a beginner art course for those of you that want to develop your skills with Alcohol Ink. I'll take you through the 2 painting styles of Dragonfly paintings step by step. 

We will cover in this course: 

1. Materials needed to create the Dragonfly Scenes. 

2. How prepare your Yupo paper.

3. How use a wet in wet background technique to create a smooth background. 

4. How to layer inks to make dots and using a brush for a small details. 

5. How to seal the paintings.

 Plus 2 BONUS Sections

6. Displays options for tiles 

7. How to professionally frame your paintings. 

I hope you'll find this course a 5 Star rating, if not please let me know what I can do to improve to make it a better course. Feel free to find my social media platforms in the profile section. I would love to see your final paintings posted there.

Happy Painting!


10 of 10 students recommendSee All

Very comprehensive guide for a beginner in alkcohol inks painting.
I loved this class. Thank you very much Kellie for offering it here. I have ha alcohol markers for a while now and only played around on tiles with them I was ready to start creating some paintings. your examples are so inspiring, i ordered the Yupo paper, but couldn't wait to start so tonight I watched your videos and used the inks on Freezer Paper. i taped it down to the counter and used th shiny side. it worked well until i get my Yupo paper.
Kellie is a great teacher!!





Kellie Chasse

Artist and Instructor

As an Artist I work hard to develop paintings that speak volumes, my love of Maine, and all it has to offer. I was BORN ON EARTH DAY and have lived in Maine most of my life.

My interest in art sprouted from early childhood. I am fascinated with the beauty in nature, landscapes and seascapes surrounding Coastal Maine. I started painting abstract in high school, creating mood through bold colors and shapes. My focus over the past 10 years has been watercolor which allowed me to use a mor...

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