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Here’s an method for drawing/painting with water, then quickly rendering your image visible by adding ink – similar to some watercolor techniques. [via Neatorama]

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

  • John Sinclair

    At the start of the movie I couldn’t help thinking that it must be hard to paint with just water, as you can’t easily see what you’re drawing. But then, with the ink, it really springs to life! Very cool effect!

    I wonder how the ‘speckly’ inside of the line-drawing is made, the video doesn’t show this.

    Again, great method with dramatic effects.