The Robert Oster Map of Australia

A couple of months back, Robert Oster sent me some inks to sample. As he comes from Down Under it just seemed appropriate to create a map of Australia using his products. Turned out pretty good…

Colours used: Dragons Night, Velvet Crush, Australian Opal Blue, Bishop to King, Yellow Sunset, Eucalyptus Leaf, African Gold, Blood Crimson, Australian Opal Mauve and a sprinkle of Schmincke gold dust!

And here are seven swatch cards of new additions to his range – most of which are used in the map of Australia:

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