Lemmy was as much a collection of myths and legends as a man. In the popular imagination, he was made up of equal parts Jack Daniel’s, amphetamine sulphate, Nazi memorabilia and extreme-velocity noise. The myths and legends cloak […]
Diamine Amber – Wow! Wow! Wow! What a fantastic colour! Bleeds easily when added to water and turns from a deep cadmium yellow/orange to a lemon yellow. When subjected to bleach it turns a fabulous neon white gold colour. As a writing ink […]
9 more inks tested – of note: Sheaffer Skrip Black: One of my trusted mates. A great writing ink with all the qualities needed for creating art. Reacts gold with bleach and blends well. Parker Quink Black: The […]
Six more tests – 4 of note: Noodlers X-Black Feather – as it says on the tin! Nothings gonna effect this! Pelikan Green – a real blender! Moves through water like a dream. Waterman Havanna – […]
Alphabet blends onto thick rough watercolour stock using a calligraphy brush Left: Diamine red dragon, ox blood, bilberry Right: Pilot Iroshizuku fuju-gaki, yama-budu, kon-peki – these inks are really lovely to work with! All with […]
Chinese character drawn with calligraphy brush blending Waterman Purple, Quink Red and Quink Black with flicks of concentrated Domestos for extra effect.
Domestos on a Quink black and Waterman Southsea blue blend. Beautiful colours and the bleach gives a great neon effect.