Category Archives: monster inkblot

Pareidolia

Thanks to artist-writer Tim Gaze for introducing me to the word “pareidolia.”               Pareidolia is the word for the impulse that we humans have for making sense of an abstract image (or other stimulus). … Continue reading

Posted in cracks in the sidewalk, monster inkblot | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ink Blowing in a Sketchbook

  I had a bunch of ink that I inherited from my friend Frank and decided to play around with some of the colors–some so old I had never even seen them before. This is a large Moleskine sketchbook, landscape … Continue reading

Posted in animal inkblot, monster inkblot | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inkblots at the Surrealist Drawing Show at The Morgan Library

    Drawing Surrealism is a wonderful show of works on paper at the Morgan Library, a must see, and closes on April 21st. From the text at the entrance to the show: “Set free from its traditional use in … Continue reading

Posted in Inkblot Events, monster inkblot | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creatures in the Sidewalk

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

Posted in animal inkblot, cracks in the sidewalk, monster inkblot | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unicorn

I forgot that there is a bumpy aspect to drawing on the train. Also, people sometimes watch over my shoulder which I mind for about a second and then forget about them. This is the welcome wagon dragon!

Posted in animal inkblot, monster inkblot | Leave a comment

Pink Buck Tooth

This also looked a bit to me like two fluffy birds pressing their tummies together (hold your hand over the half I drew on to see), but I went with the buck-toothed critter instead.

Posted in animal inkblot, monster inkblot | Leave a comment

Two Bows

I am on my way to a fitting for the costume I am painting for Spiderman (the Musical). When we are doing first samples at the costume shop where I work, it feels like we are aiming out arrows in … Continue reading

Posted in animal inkblot, monster inkblot | Leave a comment