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Alcohol Markers

Whether creating at home or putting together masterpieces in the studio, the right alcohol markers can add color and vibrancy to your projects. They are ideal for embellishing cards, posters, works of art, and scrapbook pages. They also work well for storyboard illustrations, rubber stamping, and mixed media art. Staples carries a large selection of alcohol markers in sets containing an array of colors. These markers also come with different types of tips to meet the needs of the project at hand.

Alcohol Markers for Coloring on Almost Any Surface
These markers color on most surfaces including glass, paper, canvas, ceramic, shrink film, and metal. Since the alcohol evaporates almost immediately, they do not react with the fibers in paper eliminating tears in the surface. When applied to cardstock, paper or canvas surfaces, the color is permanent. The ink also typically resists fading, even when exposed to the sunlight. The color does tend to fade over time when used on glass, metal, or tile, but using a spray fixative can extend the life of your favorite hue.

Alcohol Markers Add a Pop of Color
A wide array of shades is important when it comes to a medium as this expands the creation possibilities. Alcohol markers come in sets of 12 and 24 or more to offer a variety. They also come in bright and pastel colors making them optimal for any design studio or craft room. Some of the sets contain markers from the same color family such as black or brown. These types of dry erase markers easily blend to create different shades. Applying a darker color to a lighter one can expand the color options even further making them the right choice for shading and highlighting.

Special Features of Alcohol Markers
Alcohol markers are loaded with features including high-end tip options. Some models are compatible with many different nibs including super fine, broad, and calligraphy. Ones with fine tips work well for creating precise lines, sketching and writing letters or numbers. Broad tip kid's markers let users create wider lines and fill large spaces quickly. Some pens feature dual ends containing both fine and broad tips. Another quality characteristic of these markers is that the ink dries in seconds. This helps to eliminate smudges, smears and ink bleeds, allowing the artist to continue working on other parts of the paper.

Are Alcohol Makers Safe to Use?
These permanent markers are non-toxic making them safe to use. They are also acid and lignin free to prevent paper or other surfaces from yellowing with age. Another benefit is that they are generally low in odor. Some are even safe for children to use.

Are the Markers Refillable?
Some alcohol markers are refillable, and this depends on the brand and the exact model. Some last a lifetime when using compatible ink as a refill. The refill ink often comes in a bottle and refilling is fairly simple.

How Do You Use Alcohol Makers on Stamps?
The markers are an excellent choice for use on stamps when card making or scrapbooking. To use as stamp ink, directly color on the raised surface of the stamp filling it as much as possible. Stamp the paper or cardstock and spray a mist of alcohol over the image immediately to set the ink. Make sure to add a new set of alcohol markers to your next school supplies list.
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Sharpie® Fine Felt Tip Markers, 12-Color Set (SAN30072)
Item : 23976765 / Model : SAN30072
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  • Pen-style permanent marker marks on most hard-to-mark surfaces
  • 12 Assorted Colors
  • Fine Tip
11.99 $11.99
12/Pack
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Crafter's Companion Spectrum Noir Twin Tip Point Alcohol Marker, Assorted, 24/Pack
Item : 303007 / Model : SPECN24-BRIGH
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  • Markers for writing or labeling
  • Assorted colors for vibrant and colorful designs
  • Features dual ends, one broad tip and one fine bullet tip for desired results
39.69 $39.69
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Crafter's Companion Twin Tip Point Spectrum Noir Pastels Alcohol Marker, Assorted, 24/Pack
Item : 303015 / Model : SPECN24-PASTE
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  • Useful to artists, architects, illustrators, papercrafters and hobbyists
  • Alcohol-based ink is permanent and thus, adds life to your artwork
  • Square barrels prevent markers from rolling away from you
39.69 $39.69
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Alvin Copic Sketch 6-Color Bold Primary Marker Set (ANSBOLDPRI)
Item : 24285797 / Model : ANSBOLDPRI
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  • Great for scrapbooking, professional illustration & fashion
  • Photocopy safe
  • Customizable marker nibs
49.99 $49.99
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Crafter's Companion Twin Tip Point Spectrum Noir Dark Alcohol Marker, Assorted, 24/Pack
Item : 303008 / Model : SPECN24-DARKS
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  • Double-ended alcohol markers for customized artwork
  • Assorted dark colors for vibrant designs
  • Refillable pens for long-lasting use
39.69 $39.69
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Color Splash® Broadline Markers Plus Pack, 200/Pack
Item : 15480 / Model : SC883
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  • Assorted colors for appealing designs
  • Conical pen tip for smooth strokes and lines
  • Can be used for drawing, coloring and more
73.29 $73.29
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Crafter's Companion Twin Tip Point Spectrum Noir Light Alcohol Marker, Assorted, 24/Pack
Item : 303032 / Model : SPECN24-LIGHT
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  • Double-ended alcohol markers for customized artwork
  • Assorted light colors for beautiful designs
  • Refillable pens for long-lasting use
39.69 $39.69
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Crafter's Companion Spectrum Noir Twin Tip Point Alcohol Marker, 6/Pack
Item : SS2167648
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  • Dual nib marker set for writing, sketching, doodling and drawing
  • Available in assorted colors
  • Fast drying and bleed resistant for neat results
As low as 11.69 $11.69
Multiple options available
Maped Helix Usa Color'Peps Jungle Fine Tip Washable Markers, 12/Pkg (845448)
Item : 24239114 / Model : 845448
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  • Color'Peps Jungle Fine Tip Washable Markers
  • Ideal for school and arts & crafts use
  • Package contains twelve 5-1/2 inch long jungle fine tip washable markers
3.49 $3.49
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Sanford Black Sharpie Medium Point Poster Paint Marker (35595)
Item : 24239283 / Model : 35595
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  • Sharpie Medium Point Poster Paint Marker
  • Great way to use your favorite brand for your art project
  • Package contains one paint marker
4.29 $4.29
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Alvin Copic Sketch 6-Color Skin Tones Marker Set (ANSSKIN1)
Item : 24285796 / Model : ANSSKIN1
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  • Great for scrapbooking, professional illustration & fashion
  • Photocopy safe
  • Customizable marker nibs
49.99 $49.99
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Maped Helix Usa Color'Peps Jungle Fine Tip Washable Markers, 8/Pkg (845447)
Item : 24238859 / Model : 845447
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  • Color'Peps Jungle Fine Tip Washable Markers
  • Ideal for school and arts & crafts use
  • Package contains eight 5-1/2 inch long jungle fine tip washable markers
2.79 $2.79
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Color Splash® Budget Fineline Markers Plus Pack, 200/Pack
Item : 15482 / Model : SC779
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  • Water Color markers to enhance your child's craft projects
  • Assorted colors for beautiful designs
  • Fineline tip for smooth coloring
28.99 $28.99
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Sanford Ultra Fine Point, Cool Colors Sharpie Permanent Markers W/Hardcase, 5/Pkg (1983-5PK-177)
Item : 24238686 / Model : 1983-5PK-177
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  • Permanent Markers with Hard case
  • Boldly mark, easily store!
  • Package contains five different colored markers
12.19 $12.19
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Copic Marker® 12 Piece Markers Set, Basic
Item : 1236226 / Model : CCB12
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  • Colored markers in assorted colors to beautify your artwork
  • Can be used for drawing, writing, scrapbooking, fine art and more
  • Alcohol-based permanent ink blends well with each other to create good effects
101.19 $101.19
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Maped Helix Usa Color'Peps Duo Tip Ultra-Washable Markers, 10/Pkg (847010)
Item : 24239504 / Model : 847010
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  • Color'Peps Duo Tip Ultra Washable Markers
  • Offers twenty colors in ten markers!
  • Package contains ten 6 inch long duo tip ultra washable markers
4.99 $4.99
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Pro Art Assorted Classroom Pack Markers, 114 Pieces (56544144)
Item : 24239510 / Model : 56544144
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  • Classroom Pack Markers: Assorted
  • Perfect for classrooms and art rooms
  • Package contains 114 dual-tip markers in nine colors
63.19 $63.19
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Maped Helix Usa Color'Peps Maxi Broad Tip Ultra-Washable Markers, 12/Pkg (846049)
Item : 24239491 / Model : 846049
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  • Color Peps Maxi Broad Tip markers
  • Easy use on all crafting projects
  • Package contains twelve 5-1/4 inch markers in assorted colors
4.79 $4.79
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