When it is time to go to bed at night, all kinds of thoughts begin to spin wildly and will not go away. It is difficult to get to sleep, when the brain goes into overdrive. The mind wanders its own paths, and the body is full of energy, even though it should prepare itself to relax and calm down for sleep. Does this sound familiar?
After a hectic day your brain is on overdrove, your heart might beat irregularly, the blood pressure is high and you feel uneasy. If you get your body as well as your mind to unwind as soon as possible after your day at work, you will have the whole evening to do something more pleasurable. For example, you can have time for your hobbies, meet your friends, or do something else that you enjoy. A good and an efficient way to calm yourself is to color.
When an alcohol marker has dried out, it is by no means to be thrown into the trash! There is usually still ink in it, only the solvent has dried. You can make a dried out alcohol marker fully usable with this simple little trick.
In this example the background has been hatched with alcohol pens. This requires only three different colors. Colors blend nicely on paper and new shades will form. This technique was originated by accident, when I planned to color the background in turqu