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    Inked  Swirls

    "How many legs does a dog have
    if you call the tail a leg?
    Four. Calling a tail a leg
    doesn't make it a leg."
    ~Abraham Lincoln

    playing with ink, doodling tiny swirls, boxes and lines with a calligraphy pen, amidst the larger swirls

    writing with a chopstick and water

    dipping a pen with fountain pen ink to fill the lines

    drawing with a chopstick and water

    dripping the ink at the edges, watching the ink pull into to the water

    J. Herbin Café des îles ("Island Coffee") Fountain Pen Ink, using chopstick and calligraphy marker.

    My daughter's (11) exploration is in the Kick-Start Your Art Journal post.


    Explore the writings + imagery of Elsa Mora, who writes about creating art in Creative Surgery.

    Loving the intensity of line + saturated color in the mandalas at Honey + Ollie

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    What an awesome technique! Beautiful swirlies!

    01.20.2011 | Unregistered CommenterKarin

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