Ink and watercolor pencil on hot pressed Lana
7 x 10 inches
Continuing with my medium experiments, I've mixed my Lamy ink with watercolor pencil to see how the bleed works. The binder in the watercolor pencil gives a particular resistance that's a little unpredictable. The stain from the bleeding ink has a mind of its own so is also unpredictable. Those qualities of the binder and bleeding, though, are what make this coloration workable.
While it was fun to copy oils with watercolor pencil, I am already longing for the sophisticated personality of my M. Graham and Daniel Smith tube paints.
Still, this little piece is so much like the crayon stuff I made as a child, I recognize familiar territory that's definitely worth pursuing.
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