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)
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