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Aesthetic Alchemy Art

Fire breather, original alcohol ink flowers.

Fire breather, original alcohol ink flowers.

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‘Fire Breather’


Alcohol ink on 200gsm Yupo Paper.

91 x 61 cm


All art comes signed and with a certificate of authenticity.


Who told you only the soft could be good mothers?
That mothers could not be dragons in disguise?
That women who teach their daughters how to preserve themselves by breathing out lightning were any less than wild, magical things when teaching their young about war and love’s terrible lies?
- Nikita Gill, Mother Maleficent 


This painting was painted using alcohol inks and acrylics on Nara paper. Nara paper is a special synthetic paper, developed specifically for art. It is non porous, making it very easy for the inks to flow freely. It doesn't absorb fluids, therefor it doesn't buckle. It is very thick, and hard to rip.

Alcohol inks are highly pigmented, alcohol based inks. They can be used like other media like oils, acrylics and watercolors. By layering the inks, and by using different techniques, the artist can create a feeling of depth and flow. The thing that is different about these inks is how unpredictable they are, and to what extend one can control them. Guiding the inks takes a certain level of skill, but also the ability to accept their unruliness. I think that’s why I love them so much!

It is finished with several layers of UV protection and varnish to help prevent fading.



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