Many times I’ve dreamed about a device similar to this one, now it’s here 🙂
Suminagashi (墨 流 し) or “floating ink” is the process of marbling plain paper with water and ink to transform it into something vibrant and colorful. It originated in Japan as early as the 12th century. Watch the video for more.
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Some select recent ones, very good.
Also a reference to the site where I discovered him: hyperallergic.com
This is his site: johnholcroft.com
This site seems to have more than this to offer, but I stumbled on it because of this neat feature. It offers a sequence of photos of models to practice figure drawing.
They have timers so that you must draw something in 30 secs or 1.5 minutes. It’s like a free practice class!
They have some good free lessons.
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The article on Brain Pickings has detailed graphics on each paintor.
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