My monoprinting class started back up today. As usual by the time I get to class I am so "wound up" from trying to leave the house in the morning I couldn't think about how to begin. So I started scribbling with all my water solubles. A bird of course.
I am still struggling with my cuckoo clock composition. I have about ten starts that flopped somewhere along the line in production. Sigh.
I painted this with the brayer which is not easy to do by the way. But the thing I found exciting about this was the blue ink. I picked up a few safe wash relief inks to see how I would like them. I have been using Speedball. Well, I am love with the saturation and vibrancy of this blue ink. It is Aqua Wash Etching Ink in Ocean Blue by Charbonnel. The consistency is a little more pasty-paint-like as opposed to the fluid nature of the Speedball inks. Good news/Bad news. Good news I have to buy more art supplies! Bad news I have to my more art supplies.