Grey Sweater

Ink-painting a current project, enlivening my old grey cotton cardigan with some bright floral  embroidery.

I started by mending a rip and then got carried away!  The embroidery goes all around the neck of the sweater, small flowers.

I LOVE grey inks!!

Image created using Robert Oster inks.
The grey is a favorite, Australian Opal Grey Signature Ink, which lives in my Oyster Chesapeake pen, right.

I’m not happy with the embroidered areas of the image above.  The button is watercolor; how do I paint a shiny shell button in inks?

I purchase special packs of special offerings through Robert Oster’s website, and buy single bottles of his inks from Jetpens or PenChalet.

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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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