Alcohol Ink Class for Beginners

Experiment with alcohol inks in this fun workshop



3 hours Class size 1 to 6

label $155 (or 4 payments of $38.75 Afterpay)
($25 per class surcharge applies for private classes)

Alcohol Ink - 101 Your introduction to Alcohol Inks and all the fun you can have!

My Alcohol Ink Workshop is a ridiculously fun and easy 3 hour workshop you will learn a little about alcohol inks and the exciting things you can create with them.

Ever seen kids playing with paint and ink with abandon? This is just like that, but for grown ups!

You'll see the ink play on specially-created "yupo" paper and also on glass.  You'll make three different designs on this special paper by dropping ink on it! And then the fourth piece you'll make will be on glass.  It's so amazing.  You simply won't believe how fabulous this stuff is and how simply you can make amazing art!

Its mezmerising watching it swirl, run and explode when mixed with the pure alcohol on the surface of the paper.

Please wear a warm short of top, as Alcohol Inks are a little smelly, so we’ll be keeping the space well ventilated during this workshop.  And please don’t wear your best clothes, this is a messy (but delightful) art form.

You'll leave with one of your masterpieces framed and ready to hang in your home or to give to a friend as a gift which will be treasured for a lifetime.

Included in the cost is:

all the advice and help I can share
everything you need
a wide selection of alcohol inks and lustres (glittery bits!)
everything you'll need -  disposable gloves, brushes, alcohol solutions, use of my Studio tools as required
Yupo paper
glass for your artwork
the box frame for your final design

This workshop offers you - and maybe your bestie? - an enjoyable experience in a creative, fun and safe environment where you’ll produce a beautiful, original framed alcohol ink piece to keep.

If you can't see a date to suit you and your friends, please message us here on Class Bento, and we will create a date to suit your diary and ours.  (Some of the images that you see here were taken during an Alcohol Ink event at a Hen's Weekend - they had a few glasses of wine, too.)

I run this workshop from 2 locations, my studio in Swan Street Richmond and at "345AC" in Mont Albert.  I can even run this workshop in your location as well if you like: it's a great team-building exercise.

Should you want to make something bigger than the Yupo Paper please let me know and I'll purchase some larger boards on your behalf.

You can see a 40cm x 40cm board finished here. If you'd like to make a larger piece on a board please let me know 2 weeks before your workshops, as I need to order and collect the boards for you, message me here via Class Bento. A small extra cost will be levied.

I have a list available for you of the prices and sizes of boards available: there are actually loads of sizes and shapes in both black and white for you to choose from.  Apparently triangles will be available sometime soon, but at the moment you can have squares, rectangles and circles.

If you don't see a time and date that suits you here please send me a message here on Class Bento so that we will add a new date that suits you.

I can't wait to play with Alcohol Inks with you!

jenie


Add-on available for this class
  • BYO Wine or drinks (Free)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
No prior knowledge is required for this workshop.
*This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals, hens parties, team building, corporate event, or Christmas party. Please contact me for extra information on this ridiculously fun workshop.
This workshop is a great gift to give that special person in your world. Come with them and double the fun.
 
What you'll get
Everything you need, including:
  • all of my of alcohol inks and lustres
  • Disposable gloves
  • Alcohol solutions
  • Yupo paper
  • Glass for your artwork
  • The box frame for your final design
What to bring
Please bring a shirt or clothes that can get stained with ink. This is a messy and fun workshop.
You can bring your own drinks and food to enjoy during this workshop. BYO drinks and nibbles.
Please wear a mask during this workshop.

Please note:

Products used contain denatured alcohol and 100 per cent Isopropyl. Participants who have been or may be affected by these products should consider using a filtered mask. P2 Unisafe disposable masks will be available on the day. You may also bring your own masks if desired.
 

Jenie Yolland is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

The room will be ventilated as well as possible. Please let me know if you have attended ANY of the Covid hot spots or sites in the last 7 days and I will hold your spot for another workshop at a future date when you have a negative covid test. Thanks.
Only fully vaccinated people can book into my workshops until further notice. Thank you.
Location

550 Swan Street, Richmond VIC; 345 Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert VIC and 550 Swan Street, Richmond (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

Your teacher can also travel within 35 kms of Mont Albert for private classes

Your teacher
Jenie Yolland
Jenie Yolland

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I’m like a kid in a lolly shop. I’m endlessly impressed and inspired – by the work of others, by colours and textures, by everything around me, man-made and natural! This abundance of inspiration leads me to lots of different design techniques and styles, all of which I find stimulating, challenging and fulfilling.

Anyway, I love sharing it – that’s why I run workshops – it makes me happy and its my hope that some of this joy spills over to you as well.

You’ll can create graphic Mondrian style bowls and platters and feminist-invoking “Break The Glass Ceiling” pendants, earrings and brooches.

You can build wonderful glass Hearts which we frame and you can hang in your home or give away to a loved one.

The relationship between the glass elements in each piece means no two pieces are exactly alike, much as no story is ever retold in exactly the same way, so it is with every glass work that you create in a workshop.

You can truly say, no-one else, anywhere, has one quite like it. You can also say "I made this!"

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Mary Wilkinson Apr 2022


A great introduction to alcohol inks. Had a lovely experience with our teacher Jenie Yolland.
Venue suited me perfectly as I have a disability and was easily accessible.

Fiona Sutherland Mar 2022


Jenie was a fantastic teacher who allowed us to just have fun and guide us along the way.
The 3 hours went way too fast.
The only downside was last-minute change of venue which was no fault of the teacher. If the advertisement is for a particular venue, that can make all the difference to attendance. Perhaps the organisation can support the classes/teachers a little better in this regard.

Susan O'Brien Mar 2022


Just the right amount of guidance and encouragement to experiment. Fun class in an easy to find venue.

Leesa Salvo May 2021

7 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews


Such a fun class! Great teacher, will definitely be booking another of Jenie's classes :)

Ornella Vocale Feb 2020


Loved doing this class
Went home with an original
piece I’m proud of art
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