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I have been drawing into lots of inkblots on the subway recently. These are tiny, about 4 by 5 inches, and I can draw into almost three on one 35 minute subway trip! I take a large ziploc bag full … Continue reading
In the slate, on the way to the park–this one almost didn’t need me to print out the picture and draw into it–can you see the dog and his ball? The morning light glanced across the surface of the slate … Continue reading
This baby dragon was easy to see. I have walked over him a hundred times–a thousand times! But I never saw him before this week. Again, I took his picture, brought it home and printed it out onto Rives BFK, … Continue reading
Bob Walch reviews Inkblot for the Roundtable Reviews–books for kids, teens and tweens: “Margaret Peot not only illustrates how inkblots can be a source of artistic inspiration but also how they can take an individual’s creativity to new heights…This hands-on … Continue reading
Octo-inkblot, inspired, I think from our trip to Coney Island’s NY Aquarium. This is Cephie, a one-year old. She was in the process of transforming herself to the color and texture of the rocks in her enclosure.
When I published Inkblot: Drip, Splat and Squish Your Way to Creativity last spring, I got a couple of surprising inkblots in the mail right away. One was from my father (which I will post, too, in a couple of weeks), … Continue reading
Long thin inkblots can make interesting paper dolls–or figures for a maquette or puppets for a paper stage. You will have to make several long thin inkblots–cut or tear paper to approximately 3″ x 8″ and fold in half the … Continue reading
When I made this inkblot, I laughed out loud–it was so obviously a bulldog. Notice that I had to draw the lower line of his all-white chin–there was no ink there at all.
This inkblot was either a butterfly, or a flying elephant. I went with the flying elephant with pretty green eyes and wings. Block the half I drew on with your hand. What do you see in the other half?