I was excited to find that I had just enough inks to get through the last days of Inktober. I have a few black inks that I didn’t use, but I dug into all of my samples and bottles for this project. Here’s to finishing a challenge! https://www.instagram.com/p/Barya4clK88/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/BausEmPlEqW/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/BawTXg2FKwP/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/BaxLmS5lKJg/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/Bay9EWTFZHU/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/BazEBRvFxcI/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba5D-k4FsYx/?taken-by=fluffykira https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba7k2ujFz9K/?taken-by=fluffykira… Continue reading Inktober 2017 – the big finish.
This week I continued Inktober despite traveling on vacation. I did end up using different tools – I took my Ink Joy Gel Pens and my Marvy Le Pens with me. In general I was less happy with this week’s drawings. I’ll share a secret – I usually sketch what I want really lightly in… Continue reading Inktober, Week 3
Recently I have been getting more into fountain pens and inks. So I was excited to try and participate in this year’s Inktober challenge. Originally I thought I would just practice my penmanship and use a different ink color every day of the month. But then I read the actual initiative and realized I was… Continue reading Inktober.
The Fiber: Southern Cross Fibre, 50% South African Superfine Merino/50% Mulberry Stripe The Art: Skills by Karl James Mountford The Mug: Cubist Wonder, Society 6 The Yarn: You’re a Wonder
Many thanks to Ana over at the Well Appointed Desk for forwarding me this beautiful tutorial on illustrating teacups by Liz Steel.
This beautiful art was sent to me by my friend Bob from Skylab Letterpress. You can purchase your own copy at Pop Chart Lab for $18 and up.
Today’s tutorial was sent to me by Ana because it intersects our loves – hers of mailing letters and mine of tea. (She’s also a tea lover and my partner in tea tasting crime.) The Illustrated Teapot Envelope Art Tutorial can be found over at The Postman’s Knock. I’ve selected just a few photos of… Continue reading Craftea: Illustrated Teapot Envelope Art Tutorial
I was browsing Pinterest looking for tea and knitting and I came across the tea art of Rebecca Jones. What’s not to love? http://drawnbyrebeccajones.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/tea-cups-II-Rebecca-Jones.jpg
This weekend a friend sent me a link to Ruby Silvious, an artist who is doing a project called 363 Days of Tea. Each day Ms. Silvious does an illustration on a used teabag. You can follow the project at Ms. Silvious’ Instagram account.
Lilla Rogers is an illustrator and head of an agency that represents other illustrators and artists. Each year she hosts a Global Talent Search which is a contest, the winner of which receives representation by the agency. A few weeks ago Ana turned me on to some of the tea themed entries in the competition… Continue reading Arttea: Illustrations and Lilla Rogers.