There’s An Evil Spirit In That Wind

Using a handmade marking brush: The handle is cut from a cedar branch with jute twine. The brush fibres are nylon bundling rope salvaged from the hardware store. The India ink surprisingly soaked into the fibres and dripped onto the paper... The fibres got more straight with the ink soaked into them and this allowed … Continue reading There’s An Evil Spirit In That Wind

Deep In Thought Self-portrait

Using a handmade marking brush: The handle is a cutting from a maple tree with jute twine and some coloured threads. The brush is a piece of an old loofa sponge (sea cucumber). The one used for this drawing was cut and attached transversely to the handle, to give a broader stroke. The India ink … Continue reading Deep In Thought Self-portrait

A Tree For Judas

Using a handmade marking brush: the handle is made from bamboo and jute twine, with a few threads of coloured yarn. The brush is from cut-up strands of guitar chords. The India ink pooled onto the thicker cords and left drips on the paper, which the finer chords were able to move around. I saw … Continue reading A Tree For Judas

A Study Of A Foot In Motion

Using a handmade marking brush: made from a maple branch, jute twine, and dried dragon lily stems (the brush part). The brittle stems of the brush hairs become more subtle in the India-Ink and allow for more variation in line thickness and gesture. I wanted to give you the movement and found I was staring … Continue reading A Study Of A Foot In Motion