Inks And Mixed Media 101


Inks And Mixed Media 101 Video Lesson

Inks and mixed media 101. More specifically how inks mix with acrylics, charcoal and crayon in certain conditions. Inks can be a very powerful medium as they mingle well with others but it's important to understand what results you get in certain circumstances. This video will cover many aspects of mixing inks and help you better understand how to use them in your artwork.

What You Need To Know

The chart illustrates how ink mingles with mediums in certain conditions. Study the chart and see for yourself how the mix and most importantly the results. Very important to know your mediums if you plan to master your painting.

As with any medium inks respond differently depending on the conditions. But to simplify the learning I recommend you only focus on wet and dry conditions. These two conditions will impact the results more than others. In the image above you will see how I made a chart with 'wet' and 'dry' rows. Then I created a columns that included other mediums. I recommend you do the same. Once you complete this exercise you will have experience with applying various mediums with inks in the two may conditions.

Demo image for Inks 101

Demo image for Inks 101