Category Archives: Ink

Come Fly with Me

I’ve never been in a hot air balloon, but I’ve always wanted to.  I’ve been seeing a lot of images of them popping up on Pinterest lately, and I was inspired to do a much larger linocut than I have … Continue reading

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DIY Mini Pen Tutorial

I carry a pen with me wherever I go, and because I hate rummaging in my ever-deepening purse for a pen, I prefer to keep one in my pocket. This is great until you sit down and get stabbed in … Continue reading

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Beehive Linocut

I’m working on an artist book on the current plight of bees, and I wanted a linocut of a decaying beehive for the cover. I did this sketch, starting in the lower left corner, but I didn’t like the lines … Continue reading

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Peacock Linocut

Growing up on a small farm, the meowing from the muster of peacocks down the road might have been annoying or even downright creepy. But it never bothered me, and now I think about it with nostalgia. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Ink Portrait

Here we have my very first ink portrait (that I will admit to drawing), of R. I kind of cheated by drawing from a picture I took, but you’d understand if you’d ever tried to get a three-year-old to sit … Continue reading

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Sharpies!

I went to Lady Jane Craft Center in Ozone Park the other day, just because it wasn’t Michael’s, JoAnn’s, or A. C. Moore’s, and I’m tired of chain stores.  They had a lot of very outdated craft supplies, and I … Continue reading

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