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

The Timekeepers Rebel

What if we weren't so busy? What if we didn't keep time? Would we move to the beat of our own inner drum? Would life be more sublime? These are the questions they asked In the Temple of Chronos one day So the Timekeepers woke and then they spoke It was time to have their say