1950’s flowers

I think there is something charming about the flatness that a line drawing brings. I used a very fine-tipped calligraphy pen, dipping it in ink and scratching it over the paper. The flow of ink is uneven and I like how the boldness of the line varies and has its own dynamism.

I didn’t have coloured inks to hand, so I used crayons that are water-soluble, and smudged the colour with a bit of water. I really like how imprecise the drawing is, and the effect it makes.

I was inspired by a purchase in a charity shop :

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