Octopus

I follow a very cool Instagram account by the nameĀ of OctoNation, and account that is all about octopi art and media. They posted a very cool sculpture of an octopus that really highlighted the eyes, and it inspired me to draw this.

I wanted to use the wash as a background element so the stark contrast would really foreground the octopus. The wash also makes an appropriate background for the octopus, who is able to squirt ink.

octopus

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Waves and Me

I’ve been playing with ink wash a lot lately, so I wanted to get back to some highhhhhh value. This is a picture of me getting caught in the waves at Kirby Cove in the Marin Headlands.ocean