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Altenew Alcohol Based Markers + DISCOUNT CODE + GIVEAWAYS

Hello! Today’s video is all about the Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT). These markers are an affordable alcohol-based option that are great for crafters. I also share several fun techniques.

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.]

In my video, I share lots of info on the Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT) and why they are great for crafters. Be sure to watch the video to learn more! And also read the bottom of this post… I have lots there, including a discount code and lots of giveaways.

My first card features the new Altenew Wallpaper Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) — isn’t that flower gorgeous?! I colored it with Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT) using a feathering motion. I also added a sentiment from the Altenew Inked Roses Stamp Set (SSS | ALT).

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Here is a closer look at the coloring. I am not the best coloring pro out there, but these markers make it easier for me. There are two big reasons for that: these markers have a fine and brush tip… and they come in coloring families which takes out all the guesswork.

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Here is another flower I created with the Altenew Wallpaper Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) and Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT). This time I used a more traditional coloring method to get a smooth blend with bold color. I also added a vase from the Altenew Versatile Vases Stamp Set (SSS | ALT).

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

On the background, I stamped faux marble tile squares using the Altenew One Day At A Time Stamp Set (SSS | ALT). I stamped this with Altenew Frosty Pink Ink… which is a perfect match to the Altenew Frosty Pink Artist Marker that I used on the flower. That is another reason I like using the Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT) — there are inks to match each marker color. Yay!

I also added scoring lines around the marble stamping for texture. The sentiment is from the Altenew Thank You Builder Stamp Set (SSS | ALT).

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

My next card has a completely different look. After stamping flowers and a sentiment from the new Altenew Bold Bunch Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) with Altenew Inks (SSS | ALT), I added basic colored details with my Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT). This is super easy to do and makes the colors pop!

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

By the way, I stamped a sentiment on most of today’s envelopes from the Altenew Rennie Roses Stamp Set (SSS | ALT).

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

My next card shows that you can use alcohol-based markers for simple, solid, smooth coloring. It isn’t always necessary to take the time to acheive blending. Alcohol-based markers give smooth results without leaving a scribbled look. Here, I used the Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT) to color an image from the Altenew Book Club Stamp Set (SSS | ALT). I also used matching inks to stamp “thank you” from the Altenew Thank You Builder Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) and borders on the card edge.

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

My last two cards use the Altenew Prettiest Pomander Stamp Set (SSS | ALT), Altenew Versatile Vases Stamp Set (SSS | ALT)… and the Altenew Leaf Medallion Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) for a sentiment. This flower stamp set is great because it includes the outline image along with layering images for adding the color. My first card uses all these together… and I added details with my Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT).

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

And here is another example using the same products… but this time I did not use the outline stamp. This gives a no-line coloring look with little effort! I just added a few extra details with my Altenew Artist Markers (SSS | ALT).

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

This shows how fun it is to use inks and matching markers together. I am not perfect at coloring, but this is good for me! 😉

Artist Markers Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

DISCOUNT CODE

I told the folks at Altenew that I was loving their Artist Markers and planned to do a video sharing them. And get this – they offered to give you all a discount code if you are interested in trying them! (This is the joy of small businesses!)

Use the code “JENNIFER10ALT3M” for 10% off all Altenew Artist Markers. This includes the markers and refills! You can find it them all HERE.

(Fine print: Code expires on 4/10/19. One discount code per order. Cannot be combined with other discount codes. Discount code doens’t not apply towards tax and shipping.)

BLOG HOP

Today I am part of the Altenew March Release Blog Hop. This release has stamps, dies, masks, and yummy inks! You can find them all HERE at Simon Says Stamp or HERE at Altenew.

The next stop on the hop is the blog of Erum Tasneem. You can always start at the beginning of the hop at the Altenew Blog.

GIVEAWAYS

I have lots of great giveaway opportunities!

First, I am giving away TWO 12-marker sets of Altenew Artist Markers!

ALSO…

How would you like to win a $30 gift certificate to Altenew? For your chance to win either, leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 3/19/19. (To leave a comment, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button. The winner’s name will be randomly selected, emailed and posted on my “Winners page” some time after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too!)

AND… Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Head to the Altenew Blog.

UPDATE ON CRAFTY BOXES

Thank you for all the interest in the crafty boxes that I was selling for charity! I have contacted all the “winners” and shipped their boxes… and together we raised $1400 for charity! I will do this again soon and will contact more “winners”. So you still have a chance in the future! 🙂 Here are the people I contacted:

  1. Susan Spencer Tully
  2. Maureen Morton
  3. Farah L. (Canada)
  4. Terrie D. (Colorado)
  5. Cindy Obermeyer
  6. Lisa Bzibziak
  7. Laura Long
  8. Beth Devitt
  9. Barbara (Kay_55)
  10. bmwlawky
  11. sandy miller
  12. Jeanne Thompson
  13. LMFields
  14. Lydia Fiedler – she gave away on her blog!

INK SWATCHES

I have a free Ink Swatch Download for all the new Altenew Inks – just click HERE. To see my complete list of Ink Swatch Downloads and how I create and store them, head over HERE.

For the swatch download for Artist Markers, head HERE.

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those with from Altenew or with an asterisk. As always, this post was NOT paid for or sponsored.) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Altenew Artist Markers
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Wallpaper Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Wallpaper Art Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Inked Roses Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew One Day At A Time Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Bold Bunch Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Rennie Roses Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Thank You Builder Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Versatile Vases Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Book Club Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Prettiest Pomander Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Leaf Medallion Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
New Altenew Inks
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Gina K Jet Black Amalgam Ink
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110lb Cardstock
[ SSS | AMZUS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool
[ SSS | ELH ]
Altenew Adhesive
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Gina K Connect Glue
[ SSS | GNK ]
White Craft Foam
[ SSS ]
Scor-Buddy
[ SSS ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Tonic Glass Media Mat
[ SSS | ELH ]
Microfiber Cloth
[ SSS ]


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638 thoughts on “Altenew Alcohol Based Markers + DISCOUNT CODE + GIVEAWAYS”

  1. Hi Jennifer,
    I am the most unlucky person when it comes to winning drawings; I don’t usually win anything, but who wouldn’t want to win these new markers! People say you have to be in it to win it so here goes!! They look absolutely amazing. I would love the opportunity to win them and try them out. Thank you for the giveaway opportunities. Take care and God Bless.
    ~Antoinette

  2. Correction… I had a typo when I entered my email address, so I am typing it again below.
    ~Antoinette

  3. Great colouring tips and tricks, Jennifer … and such loveliness in all your cards … I’m especially taken with how you stepped up the Bold Bunch stamping with the markers … what a delicious difference it makes! Anita 🙂

  4. You continue to inspire, Miss Jennifer! I have been wanting to explore alcohol markers, but the price of the Copics is out of my range. It is nice to have an alternative that has been tried and recommended. Thank you.

  5. The cards are awesome as always and the markers look well-thought out. I really like that they come in color families which makes blending so much easier. On your last two cards with the Prettiest Pomander set, I actually prefer the second one without the outline stamp done first. Very pretty.

  6. What a great collection. Especially love the addition of the “stalks” for the flowers. It makes a huge difference for such a little thing.

  7. WOW!!!!!! I am I love with the markers and inks and STAMPS!!! I am a flower type of girl and can see so many uses for these stamps and also the dies!! Just such BEAUTIFUL Cards and I love the sentiments . If only I could be 1/2 as good as you, Jennifer McGuire! So veryyyy talented … thank for for the chance to win and for sharing your creativeness with all your viewers and admirers!
    Love it all!

  8. Hi Jennifer:
    I have to say it is nice to hear from someone who likes to colour but struggles with blending as that is my problem too. I am constantly looking for markers that will make it easier for me but not bankrupt me lol. Thankyou so much for the video. The tips and techniques are muchly appreciated.
    Lisa C Johnson

  9. Thank you ever so much for doing this video on the Altenew Markers! Choosing a line of markers is such a big deal because it is an investment and you want them to perform. I have been using the Altenew Crisp Inks for awhile now and to have coordinating/matching alcohol markers is a plus for me! Your cards were beautiful, Jennifer! I would like to know how you made the “water” for your vases. It was spot on!

  10. I love the “crispness” of the colors, and especially the teal (I guess that’s the name) colored flowers.

  11. Beautiful cards-I like that the Altenew alcohol markers match their inks! How easy is that??? And the fact that they are sold in families of 4 is also helpful. Thank you for the informative video.

  12. Thank you so much Jennifer. I would just love to win a set of these alcohol markers. I do have some copics, and I love them…but I just love the altenew colors…and these seem so vibrant…Your cards were just gorgeous. And a big thank you for the discount code….wish I had the money right now…but My Birthday is today….and I ordered myself the Wallpaper Art stamp set….will have to wait for the stencil and die at a later date….Budget time for me….I thank you so much for being so generous with your great discriptions of how you work with the products…it helps me so much….big hugs!

  13. Thank you for reviewing the Altenew Markers. It’s so nice to have matching colors and now with ink refills and replacement nibs, they look like a great addition to our crafty supplies!

  14. You turned these stamps into masterpieces! I especially like the one that looks like no-line coloring. I think I may have set with which I can try this some day. I will pin this, so when I can start crafting again, I’ll remember. I NEED some papertherapy! Thanks for always encouraging!

  15. I just “stumbled” upon your blog through Pinterest today and I am overwhelmed by your talent. Also, thank you for introducing me to the Altenew makers. They look like a great alternative to those more expensive “famous” alcohol ink markers. I’m excited to get my hands on these!

  16. Jennifer, you are a card maker’s best friend!! I really liked the stamping and coloring ideas you shared today. The Altenew flowers are so beautiful!

    1. Love all of thecmarch line. Never had the chance to buy alcohol markers, so expensive. I am a beginner at coloring. Jennifer and other artist make it look so easy. I would love yo give it a try. Love all the videos. I enjoy watching them so much

  17. Your cards are gorgeous as always! You say that you aren’t a great colorist, but I disagree. I wish I could do nearly as well.

  18. The colors are just beautiful. I love your cards – there is always something for me to learn from your use of color or design elements. Thank you!

  19. These cards are so beautiful. I love the colors and the simple ways these markers make an impact. Would love to try them out.

  20. You have completely sold me on these alcohol markers. I really wanted copies but they are so expensive. These will be perfect for what I’d use them for.

  21. You never cease to amaze me. You are so talented. You are my “go to when I need to learn a new technique or just inspiration. Thank you so much for your contribution to the world of crafting.

  22. Beautiful as always! Love your videos, I always learn something new although they are usually not kind on the budget!

  23. Your cards are always beautiful but I think the vase makes these ones! And the marker giveaway??? SO kind of you!!!!!

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