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Old 26-04-2012, 02:16 PM   #1
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T.H. Re-Inkers

Does any-one know if these can be used the same as Alcolhol Inks.

I love the Fired Brick in the pads but can't seem to find the same darkness of red in the Alcohol Inks.
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They're a very different formulation from alcohol inks and react very differently - they're water-based not alcohol-based. What technique were you wanting to use them for?
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Old 27-04-2012, 08:24 AM   #3
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Hi. thanks for answering.

I want to ink a piece of Acetate with red,gold & black.
I've tried the Red Pepper but it's more orangey than the red I wanted. It's for a Ruby Wedd'g album so as you can imagine the redder the better.
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Mmm.. no, distress reinkers won't work to colour acetate, I'm afraid. They won't dry properly on acetate. Have you tried perhaps using Red Pepper along with a darker alcohol ink colour, like Plum or something? Drops of each on an inking tool along with some blending solution and blot it all over the acetate, should give you a nice mottled darker red overall colour?

You could also try colouring the actate with a deep red Promarker pen. They're alcohol based so will dry on acetate... though you won't really get a smooth colour, you'll be able to see the pen strokes, as it were.

It might be easier to look at buying red acetate, if such a thing exists?
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I've been down the Promarker pen route & didn't like the result.
I've had a PM that suggests Cranberry which I thought might be too purple but I'm willing to give it a try.
Also, I didn't think about inking Red acetate with the black & gold. Will give it a try as a last resort as I'll have to buy some - if I can find any.
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Another option would be glass paints - you can use those an acetate and they give a translucent colour.
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Thanks, but I don't have any of those either.

Mmm - it's turning out to be an expensive idea.
Think I might just stick with the Cranberry & as a last resort Red Acetate.
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