About Alcohol Inks
Alcohol ink is a medium and painting technique. The fast-drying and highly pigmented inks allow you to create vibrant marbled works of art. This is a great medium for first-time and experienced painters.
About the Class
In this workshop you will learn the basic techniques of painting with alcohol inks using various methods, such as free flow, pouring, and painting with brushes, cotton swabs and more while creating your beautiful inkscape/landscape! Everyone's piece will be one-of-a-kind. Artist Jane Steelman has many designs for you to select from and re-create reflecting your own creativity and individuality. You do not need to have previous art experience.
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023 | 5-7 PM
Location: Wake Forest Historical Museum (414 N Main St., Wake Forest, NC)
Fee: $55 (includes all supplies)
Participants are encouraged to come early and view 1969: Reflection & Reimaginaton — Celebrating 60 years of the Mark H. Reece Collection of Student-Acquired Contemporary Art. This special exhibit runs through June 2023 and features work purchased by Wake Forest University students in New York City during a 1969 art-buying trip. We are grateful to Wake Forest University Art Collection for making this exhibition possible.
About the Instructor
Dr. Steelman works in various media including pastels, charcoal, acrylic, oils, alcohol inks and stained glass. She enjoys the vibrant colors found in alcohol inks and stained glass and the blending qualities of pastel and oils. Her work varies from photorealistic charcoals and pastels to abstract landscapes in acrylics and alcohol inks. Dr. Steelman’s work can be found in a myriad of public and private art collections and has been seen in numerous exhibitions; local, state and international.
Dr. Steelman has been awarded First Place in the National Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) American Heritage Art Contest in the category of Pastels for three years. Prints of her winning entries have been donated to the NC Veteran’s Life Center, 1005 9th St., Butner, NC.
One of her paintings has been selected for the Spotlight on Artists Public Art Project 2021 and is on display as a mural at the Wake Forest Renaissance Center, 405 Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC.
Jane is the current President of the Pastel Society of North Carolina and a member and steering committee member of the Wake Forest Guild of Artists. She currently lives in Wake Forest, North Carolina where she has a home studio.