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Alcohol Ink Tiles: Split Rock Lighthouse and Rooster taught by Sylvia Benson


November 12 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm CST

$61 Includes 6 Pinata Alcohol Inks and 2 Tiles


Learn techniques for painting on ceramic tiles with alcohol inks. Enjoy what the beautiful vibrant colors of alcohol inks can do by letting the inks flow together and using simple tools to make textured elements in the paintings.  There will be step-by step instruction for painting a rooster, a landscape and using stamps so even the first-time alcohol ink artist will have success. Leave with  two completed 6×6 tile paintings. Class fee includes a kit of 6 Pinata Alcohol inks to keep and 2- 6” x 6” tiles to paint. Students will have use of the instructor’s extensive number of ink colors as well as the kit colors.  

November: Split Rock Lighthouse and Rooster

You’ll experiment with spray bottle textured ground and paint yourself a rooster with attitude! Pour paint to make the cliffs, and use simple tools to give form and detail to you lighthouse. Find out how to make foam in the water and clouds in the sky.  Stamp trees for the final look.

This is an IN-PERSON indoor class.

In keeping with the standards of other educational settings in our area, we are asking that students and instructors wear masks during in-person classes at Wet Paint. If you are having any COVID or cold-like symptoms even if you have been vaccinated, please do not come to the class. Thanks!

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Artist bio: Sylvia Benson is from Mahtomedi, Minnesota.  She started her art career in the 70’s with watercolor.  After retirement in 2000, she worked as an artist in residence in elementary schools, taught at Concordia in St. Paul, at The Phipps, and the White Bear Center for the Arts where she is currently teaching.  You can see her art in the Kelley Galleries in Hudson and Woodbury, and the WBCA in White Bear Lake.  Her disciplines are in watercolor, encaustic, and alcohol inks. Her basic philosophy includes the concept that , ”The arts are among the highest aspirations a society can attain, and my inspiration is to be a part of that. ”

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