Ruth Carll's picture


This is water soluble suminagashi ink in water. I use this ink because of the very reason these images sometimes get constructive criticism about focus. That is that the ink is dissolving rapidly into the water and therefore has a soft, ephemeral and surreal look. The inks are dropped in at different rates and through an oil barrier which provides some control. Then I flip the final image to be 'trees'. Enjoy!

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Chris Jablonski's picture

Love this one, Ruth! Even since noticing a resemblance to a capsicum! The simplicity, hanging in the void, even a bit like a stage set - these always get my pedestrian imagination going. My god - now I've got a green knight (or is that a medieval damsel?) on a trampoline! I'd better sign off...

Ruth Carll's picture

I knew this would be the one that you gravitated to! :) i love the simplicity of this one too. The irony is that these are much harder to get than the crazy, complex ones. Keep the analogies coming!

Alan Brown's picture

Strikingly simple and engaging!