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    inky collaboration

    “The secret is to keep adding voices, adding ideas, and moving things around as you put together your life. If you’re lucky, putting together your life is a process that will last through every single day you’re alive.”
    Ann Patchett

    My older daughter (12) was home from school with a cold last week (better now) so we collaborated on some inky wonderfulness. Sick days shoud be restful, but they don't need to be boring! We used 4 different colors of j. herbin inks. Here's a link to the j. herbin perle noir at jet pens, it's deep-deep purple.  

    How lush are these inks? We moved the inks around with chopsticks, calligraphy pens and water. Here are more of our experiments creating abstracts wth india inks.

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    Reader Comments (6)

    I love t he vivid colors! I've never seen those inks before here, but I really love them!
    (and what a fun way to spend a sick day)

    01.24.2012 | Unregistered Commenterluthien

    yummy colors. might have to get my ink out today! (love ann patchett!)

    01.24.2012 | Unregistered Commenteriamrushmore

    These are pure happiness! The colors, the movement in the lines, and most of all the story behind them. How wonderful to have made them with her - even if she was sick.

    01.24.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCarolyn Dube

    these ink colours are sooooo gorgeous. Isn't it fun to play with colour? Sounds like it was not a bad sick day for your daughter. :-)
    keep posting! xoxo

    01.24.2012 | Unregistered CommenterPauline Leger

    I really like the colors and swirled effect!

    01.25.2012 | Unregistered Commentermisty

    Hello! :-) I really love this. I am adding it in my Wednesday Colour Splash : Art Edition post today. :-) I want to share your amazing and inspiring artwork with others. :-)


    you can check it out at the link below. :-)

    01.25.2012 | Unregistered CommenterIda May Bueno

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