Quink Ink

I have been told that some really interesting effects can be obtained with Quink ink and bleach. I’ve enjoyed using bleach before, both on cotton velvet and on brusho backgrounds on paper, but I was told that I might get some unusual colours and markings with the old-fashioned Quink black ink. I covered both sides … More Quink Ink


Double-sided concertina book, made out of watercolour paper. Coloured with brusho and stamped (handmade and commercial stamps) with bleach, acrylic paints and finished with embossing powders.

Cley Marshes II – Reeds

There must be so many ways of representing the reeds on the marshes, both on paper and in textile. I’ve always wanted to try to make marks with a feather, below dipped in acrylic ink and then enhanced with a black fine liner pen and dabbed with a little bleach.