Alcohol Ink Vs Copic Refill Backgrounds with Kelly Latevola

Hello Crafters! 

I hope you're having an amazing weekend!
Summer time has arrived here in Ohio and I spent yesterday outside soaking up the sun. 
Whoo hoo for summer time sunshine. 

In today's video I wanted to look at two different ways to create an alcohol ink background. 


Several people have asked me if they can use their Copic marker refills to create alcohol ink backgrounds. The answer is YES! you can. You may have to adjust your a approach but ultimately you can achieve beautiful results.  


This one is the actual Ranger alcohol ink and you can see that it dries down a bit more granulated. I also added less pigment to get intense color but needed more alcohol mixative to get it to move. 


For the Copic refill background they moved with very little mixative but I needed to add more ink to get a bright saturated color. It also seemed to dry much faster than the Ranger alcohol inks. 

You can watch both cards come together in the video below 


I love how both cards are the same but different. It just goes to show you that even with different supplies you can still get results you really do love. 


These sweet little girls on their adorable floats don't hurt either, am I right?
I love how changing up your coloring or your layout can really completely change the look of a card. 


Thank you guys so much for dropping in!
I hope you have an amazing weekend filled with lots of sunshine :) 


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Memento TUXEDO BLACK MARKER Dual Tip Tsukineko
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3 comments

  1. These are so awesome, Kelly!

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  2. Wonderful cards ,I loved the backgrounds.

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  3. Wonderful cards!! Thanks for showing the different background effects! :)

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