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More liquitex acrylic ink experiments, feat. my hub!

Dan talks to Wednesday group by Suzanne Forbes Jan 4 2023 2

He has joined a group of folks based in Oxford called “The Wednesday”, and they all talk about philosophy.

He gave a talk about “Umberto Eco and Semiotics” and I set up my little paint-drawing station with a Windsor-Newton watercolor block, my Liquitex acrylic inks, my chalk marker, and my PITT pens. I don’t know yet if I like these inks or not. I need to use liquid mediums and brushes to spare my hand and arm pain, but I never had a feel for transparent media.

So, this was a chance to try and work with it!

I use the chalk marker to bring up light values, and added a little pastel to refine a few highlights, plus watercolor markers to shade in some darks. So really it’s as mixed media as you can get. I don’t know if I like the results, don’t know if I’ll keep using the inks, and don’t know what else to try. I’m in negative capacity. That’s ok.

Hub said that “The Illuminatus Trilogy is really a sci-fi version of Foucoult’s Pendulum” because he’s a troll like that.

I’m so grateful to my Patrons on Patreon, whose monthly financial support makes it possible for me to keep working and evolving as an artist,

Rubyyy Jones Show Pony tribute to vintage circus!

Rubyyy Jones as Show Pony liquitex acrylic ink trial May 30 2022 by Suzanne Forbes I had to draw this session!

The May sessions of Life Drawing Rubyyy Jones were “Vintage Circus” themed. I was astonished at the costume Prinx Lydia created for Rubyyy, an homage to Victorian burlesque lady Eliza Blasina. And made almost entirely of re-used thrifted and upcycled materials!

Rubyyy Jones as Show Pony back liquitex acrylic ink trial May 30 2022 by Suzanne ForbesRubyyy and their partner Prinx Lydia are creators of a whole Patreon community for life drawing, and more, including movement classes and act creation instruction. My drawings of Rubyyy as Freyja here.

Rubyyy’s Insta, personal Instalinktree.

I am so grateful to my Patreon Patrons, whose monthly financial support makes it possible for me to continue making art as a vaccinated but Covid-vulnerable disabled person.