Select Page
This article was originally published on this site

I want my type to feel effortless and spontaneous, which I achieve by writing the words over and over if necessary – until I get it right. By ‘right’ I mean not sloppy – just a feeling of sitting on the page in an okay way.

Here I used Dr. Ph Martin’s Concentrated Watercolour and a synthetic watercolour brush. Then quickly – before the paint dried – I dripped in a few drops of red acrylic ink, using the bottle’s pipette.

You never know how two different kinds of ink mixes, but that’s a part of the process I really love. Very often this results in a mess but every once in the wild magic happens.

Stina Persson (Sweden)

Next Tip »