How To: Paint a Rose with Alcohol Ink

Designed By: Elizabeth Karlson, IG: @elizabethkarlsonart
Time to Complete: 15 minutes
Skill Level:
Messy Level:2
Age Range:3-5


* PLEASE NOTE * : The Art-C alcohol inks mentioned in this video have been discontinued. We have 25 colors in the Brea Reese alcohol ink line, including several shades of pinks and reds.

PROJECT TIP: Try this with all different flowers and make a beautiful spring bouquet!


Step 1.   Start by brushing on Crimson Alcohol ink to make petals

Step 2:   Add Wine alcohol ink to add detail and shadows

Step 3:  Using some blending solution or isopropyl alcohol, add highlights

Step 4:  Blend colors with diluted Crimson

Step 5: Add details to the rose wherever you choose

Step 6: Using Sky blue brush on a light background (optional)