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Transferring Promarker colour with ethyl alcohol

Create unique texture effects by using ethyl alcohol and Promarker Brush markers. Create unique texture effects by using ethyl alcohol and Promarker Brush markers.

Video Transcript 
0:06    Hi, today I'm working with a small piece of plastic, Promarker Brush markers, a Winsor & Newton indigo blue Fineliner and a few drops of ethyl alcohol. With these materials I'll show you a technique for creating unique texture effects.

0:26    I'm drawing a circle divided into 4 on a sheet of Winsor & Newton Promarker bleed proof marker paper. I'm using a 0.3mm nib fineliner which is a water resistant non-fading ink, and the ink flow is very consistent. Now overlay your plastic and start applying the colours, I'm using Purple, Red, Magenta, Royal Blue and Pumpkin.

0:57    Transfer the colour onto the paper by turning the plastic over and gently rubbing. Repeat this process as many times as you want to build up colours and the texture effect. By adding drops of alcohol onto the colour with a pipette you can create a very different effect. I'm going to use this as a background around the circle. As you can see the result is very different and unlike anything created with Promarkers alone.

I Hope you enjoyed this video.