Tag Archive: ink

Jun 04

Two Birds Postcard

two birds postcard

 I think my original intent was to cut these birds out afterwards and paste them onto another piece of paper, but I never did. The feet are always problematic. I’m not even sure what kind of birds these are. A jay and a…something. I altered the colors based on “inks that I own that aren’t …

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May 18

Second Fox Postcard

second fox postcard

This postcard turned out a lot better than some of the others, and I love the orange color of the ink. I’m not sure the Tim Holz background paper really adds that much, however.

May 11

Rainbow Script Postcard

rainbow script

 This is one of the few resist paper postcards where I feel like I made the best possible use of the resist. It’s painted on ink and paint over the white Tim Holz resist cardstock. Because some of it is paint and some of it is ink, I got to play with interesting juxtapositions of …

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May 06

Poppies on Map

poppies on map

 Drawing on maps was the thing that started me on this drawing phase. I’d seen some songbirds drawn with semi-translucent ink on maps as part of an illustration on a wall hanging at Ikea. So I started drawing birds on maps, then other things on other surfaces. Here’s a map, or, more accurately, not a …

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May 04

Flying Sparrow

Whenever I hate my drawings, I remind myself that at least I can draw birds. Though, not all my birds are perfect. Owls especially are pretty awful. (Or is that owful?) Flying birds are easier than sitting birds, because like many people, I’ve often been fascinated by wings, and wings are almost always shown outstretched. …

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