Friday, May 13, 2011

Day 203

This is just a bit shocking to me when I really think about it.

It took me 203 self-portraits in this series to actually make one using ink wash. This is a medium that I have loved for years, so it completely escapes me why I would wait so long. I will say, however, that its use even this time is born out of slight laziness; I didn't want to use the pen to to fill in the darkness of the blackbirds, and decided that ink wash would be much quicker. (It was.)

This was a lot of fun - there will be many more...

#203 May 11, 2011,  Ink wash and pen
Sounds: The Avett Brothers, Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions

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