A study in ink on Bristol board representing a return to the challenges and satisfactions of working with ink on paper.


The subtle drag of pen, brush and metal nib on paper; the softness of sable hair spreading puddles of black across Bristol board; the comforting smell of drying ink; the unavoidable stains on fingertips; and finding happiness in the accidents that won't erase away - all of these qualities are lost when working with computer media.

Role: Graphic Artist

Setting: Personal

Location: Canby, Oregon

Year: 2014

Media: India ink on Strathmore bristol paper, Inkscape post-processing