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Byron Bay Blue

blackstone barrier reef blue sydney harbour blue blend

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#1 dcwaites



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Posted 16 June 2018 - 08:41

I wanted to fill my new pen with ink, and wanted to use a Blackstone Colours of Australia ink. However, Sydney Harbour Blue was too dreary, and Barrier Reef Blue was a bit bright, so I made a blend of the two.


Herewith, for your delectation...





Blackstone Sydney Harbour Blue : 1 part

Blackstone Barrier Reef Blue        : 2 parts


And now, for extra sheen --




As is usual for my images, click on them for a full size view.




PS, the smudge in the first image, between and above 'my' and 'new' is some chocolate chip cookie that made its way to the back of the paper...

Edited by dcwaites, 16 June 2018 - 08:43.




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Posted 16 June 2018 - 11:47

That shading is amazing!

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 19:34


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