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Topic: Ancient Smiles - Bones and Butterflies  (Read 1375 times)
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« on: January 12, 2014 09:39:42 AM »

Three things that I love : bones, butterflies (actually a moth..) and coffee. <3

Plus some tea, I suppose. Originally I dyed some watercolour paper with a very strong mixture of black tea and some brown ink, which always results in such pretty textures, not to mention the colour. Then I went to town with black ink pens, then shaded with a strong brew of coffee, and highlighted with some white ink.

Sabre-toothed cats have pretty skulls, and Comet moths are super neat. <3


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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014 11:13:29 AM »

For lack of a better description, that is kick-@$$.

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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2014 12:03:46 PM »

The color is just gorgeous.  I've never heard of a comet moth before, I can see why they'd be such an appealing subject.

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    « Reply #3 on: January 12, 2014 02:13:24 PM »

    You are a master of drawing and water (tea, coffee) colouring.
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