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First Look: Niji Splash Ink by Karen Thomas

If you are not already familiar with this product, then you are going to love the Niji Splash Ink line of paints developed by artist Karen Elaine Thomas for Yasutomo.

Karen Elaine Thomas

Karen Thomas of Splash Inks

Karen has developed a system for mixing vibrant colors that are versatile and permanent. I love painting products that can be used in a variety of ways and this product is so versatile that it actually is a great basic investment for my many crafting needs.

Niji Splash Ink by Karen Thomas

Niji Splash Ink by Karen Thomas

Niji Splash Ink is a color mixing system that allows the user to not only mix the product’s basic colors to create hundreds of different colors, but also to do some creative shading as well. The inks come in 1-ounce bottles of concentrated acrylic base ink.

Mixing Niji Splash Ink colors

Mixing Niji Splash Ink colors

The inks can be purchased individually or in sets. The basic set comes with four colors, which are blue, yellow, magenta and black. From those four colors you create an amazing amount of colors.

Mixing colors and painting with Niji Splash Ink

Mixing colors and painting with Niji Splash Ink

The kits also come with a recipe card for mixing over 500 different colors.

Cards made with Niji Splash Ink

Cards made with Niji Splash Ink

You can use these inks for watercolor painting, illustration work, art journaling, card making and for use on any porous surfaces. They are so easy to use and the results are great. The high pigment color in these paints makes them perfect for use in jewelry making.

Shrink Plastic Jewelry made with Niji Splash Ink

Shrink Plastic Jewelry made with Niji Splash Ink

Niji Splash Inks are perfect for painting shrink plastic. You can see how great the jewelry in the above photo looks. The colors are very vibrant and you can see how easy they are for shading and adding depth to designs. The ability to mix colors gives the user the ability to match to a particular fabric or compliment the colors in beads, while creating unique jewelry pieces. Once the paint is dry, it is permanent when used on a porous surface.

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Maria Del Pinto

Maria Del Pinto

I have been crafting since I was a child and I love seeing what others create. I live near the beach so everything around me inspires me. I also enjoy activities where I re-purpose something old & discarded & make it into something cool. My favorite mantra is "Re-use, recycle, and re-make".

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