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Monday
Jan232012

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. :-)

xoxo
ida

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

http://asplashofida.blogspot.com

01.25.2012 | Unregistered CommenterIda May Bueno

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