step by step – HMB #30


Here’s a step by step for how i make my smaller swirl drawings – graphics heavy!

Starting with a distress ink base in my gold HandMadeBook:

Next i rubber stamped some of my larger gear stamps in some gold speedball ink:

Some under-journaling with a dip pen in a purpley-brown ink:

Then large black swirls drawn on with the ink dropper:

Drawing ink sketchy swirls with a dip pen and white ink:

Finish off by filling in with smaller white swirls!

specs with affiliate links (trying out some affiliate options, bear with me!):
pen and ink drawing on strathmore mixed media paper

using distress ink pads, speedball ink, rubber stamps, solvent ink pad, dr. martin’s bombay ink, liquitex black ink, dr. martin’s bleedproof white ink.


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