The 'INKspirations'

2016  -  2017

In 2016 I became intrigued with Klecksography, the 19th century art of making images from inkblots. I experimented with the technique by dropping acrylic ink onto watercolour art-board. Although my inkblots were not mirror-images like the original Klecksographs, I watched with delight as faces and figures began to appear as the ink dried. Using pen and ink, I developed the images that emerged and eventually dubbed these whimsical creations, the 'INKspirations'

(acrylic ink and pen on 9 x 12 inch artboard)

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The Inkblot Adventures of 2016

acrylic ink and pen on paper

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© 2020 Jane Dickson

Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

Turmeric Tom

Turmeric Tom has a hole in his head It's because he listened to what 'they' said Now he hears from his heart and leads with his love So the hole in his head shines light from above