Have you tried drawing with your ink pads yet? I have! I’ve been making some more art journal pages using ink pads since I posted the Drawing With Ink Pads Video last week. You can see I’ve gone very much for a nature theme to follow on from the stylised tulip a drew using ink pads in the video. Nature subjects seem to work well to this style of drawing.
I’ve been sticking with my bigger ink pads as I really like that you can’t be too precise with the larger sizes. It is a little like using a large paint brush to define a form, you have to remain quite loose and try not to worry about the small details. And the texture you get just adds to the whole picture.
So here are a few more pictures drawn with ink pads.
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For these drawings I used Fabriano Accademia paper and my colour palette was the Hero Arts Mid-Tone Ink Pads (Butter Bar, Orange Soda, Raspberry Jam, Stone Wash, Forever Green, Wet Cement) and the My Favorite Things Ink Pads (Sour Apple, Kraft).
If you missed my run through on mark making and drawing using ink pads you can catch up with the video on my VIDEO: Drawing With Ink Pads blog post or watch it on YouTube in my 5 Minute Create video playlist and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel whilst you are there.
How about you? What have you been drawing with your ink pads? Do share and tag me in on any of your social media shares #KimDellow, I would love to see your Drawing With Ink Pads projects.
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Clever idea and so effective . Love them . Hope you have a lovely week. Tracy x
Thank you Tracy! Hope you had a good week and have a lovely long weekend!
These are fab Kim, they would look good in some of the well known art shops x x x
Thank you Jennifer, you are very kind! Have a lovely weekend!
Hey Kim, that is amazing! And so simple…. I never had that idea to do that and I always try things.
Greetings from Germany
Ha ha! I know! It is ridiculously simple isn't it Rena? 🙂 I can't believe I haven't tried it before! Have a lovely weekend!