Wednesday, March 11, 2009

india ink

Here is my first entry in my book for Moleskine Exchange 50. I wanted to go back to black and white, working with Winsor & Newton India ink, and old love of mine. Here's a close up:

And here is a preview of my entry in Jan Allsopp's book for Moleskine Exchange 48:

11 comments:

Chris Menice said...

As in india ink with a dip pen?

Michael Nightmare said...

This is great. I gotta get in a group with you sometime!

szaza said...

Thanks Michael!

Yes Chris, it's a dip pen.

ksklein said...

This is lovely... speciually the waves. And the next image makes me curious. It reminds me of a Turkish Sultan.

szaza said...

Thank you Kerstin!

Hmm... a Sultan. Perhaps ;)

Margaret Ann said...

Beautiful lines...as always! :)

Dina Soker said...

Your art is so beautiful and inspiring.
This is great.I love it.
I am honored to follow you.
You are invited to visit my blog
http://dinasoker.blogspot.com
Best wishes
Dina Soker

szaza said...

Thank you so much Margaret and Dina :)

Jan Allsopp said...

I am speechless! This is divine. I love ink and dip pens. You are sooo talented. THANK YOU!

szaza said...

Thanks so much Jan. I'm glad you like it so far. Wait till you see the whole thing! I'm really happy with how it's coming out. The second entry is pretty good too :)

EscapeHatch said...

Your line work is amazing! What kind of pen are you using these days? Have you ever used a brush with India ink? Check out Paul Pope's work...I think you'd really dig it.