Ink Paintings

Exploring Chicago architecture and el tracks in ink and Yupo paper. Yupo is a synthetic paper that allows ink to be washed off or rubbed away like charcoal resulting in “inky, Dickensian” landscapes (as a friend described them). I may paint the same scene more than once; partly this is because I have learned something new or I’ve sold the piece and someone else requests it. They are always different and it’s interesting to see how/where.

All work is 9×12″ or 11×14″ in a variety of inks from walnut and India Ink to sepia tones and gold, sometimes gouache makes an appearance.