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Ars Poetica

A quick thing I threw together to try and illustrate Ken’s favorite poem. I thought it had strong imagery and so used colors to bring it…

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Rose vows

  Some vows for a couple, they requested watercolored flowers. Done using sumi ink and gold ink, and the watercolor is an old set that I…

Conquerer Paper

I’ve become a little of a paper hound, always trying new surfaces to write on. It may sound crazy but even the slightest imperfection on paper…

Painted Pen #7

Painted Pen #7 This was a flourished quill inspired painted pen for my penman friend Jacob. He was going through a tough time so Brian and…

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDmpT4dDFsw?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] This video covers some different methods of cleaning a nib prior to its first use. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)