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The Altered Page Seth Apter of the wonderful journaling and art site, The Altered Page, has reviewed Alternative Art Journals and is offering a giveaway! Leave a comment on the link above by December 16th to be entered to win a … 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
On a morning walk to Ft Tryon Park in upper Manhattan, the beautiful blue slate around Margaret Corbin Circle began to reveal its secrets! I took pictures, printed them out, and drew into them (lest anyone think I have started … 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.
Bruce Conner made some of the most fantastic inkblot drawings ever–tiny, perfect details, amazing control. I would love to know what paper he used, how he folded them, if he used ink and water or just ink. There are … Continue reading
http://www.thecreativecenter.org/tcc/training_institute/creative_aging_/ Presentation and Artmaking: “Drip, Splat and Squish Your Way to Creativity” Monday, November 14, 1-3:00 “This Institute will focus on the growing field of creative aging and will provide both a theoretical and didactic approach to implementing and sustaining … 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
http://thatartistwoman.blogspot.com/2011/04/inkblot-giveaway.html Gail (“That Artist Woman”) posted the most wonderful pictures of inkblots–I especially love the chinese dragon puppet inkblot she made in her sketchbook–fantastic. And she is hosting a giveaway, too–check it out!