A follow up to their extensive and introductory painting book, Alcohol Ink Guide, which teaches all the beginning techniques for those exploring alcohol ink, artists and instructors Laurie Williams and Sherry Williams return with this instructional resource for creating truly realistic art using this versatile medium. Learn and master the four main alcohol ink painting techniques that include blending, masking, creating a barrier layer, and painting on both sides. From there, tutorials are provided for painting skin tones, fur, stones, rocks, and water, botanical effects, trees, and animals. Also included are 10 realism projects to practice and put together the skills learned into stunning works of art. The authors have years of experience working with alcohol inks, mastering the brushes, blenders, masking, control, and layering that enables artists to create magnificent realistic art, from portraits to landscapes, still lives to photo realism.