Ink Splat Alien

Time for another ink splat creature! This one was for my niece’s birthday.

I started with a healthy blob of green ink and blew it about…

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Then just a little bit of yellow, and some crimson that I spattered across the page…

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I had a hard time finding the creature in this one! But this way round I could just about make out a weird shaped alien whose bubble gum has just popped!

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A bit of black pen outlining later, and the bubblegum alien has landed!

Ink Splat Bird

It’s my brother-in-law’s birthday today so I made him a little card to send with his present. I like making ink splat creatures - here’s how this one developed!

First, I took one colour of ink, dropped a coupla blobs on the page then blew it about a bit.

Then I took another colour, blobbed it next to the first splat and blew it about - trying not to mix tooooo much with the yellow.

I rotated the splat around until I found a creature hiding within…

This angle looked like an exotic bird with magnificent head plumage and a big old beak, so I locked it down.

I used a black pen to fill in the details and bring the creature to life. What a beauty!