exploring new tools

I was lucky enough to get my hands on a set of Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks and I have been playing around with them today. I love how you can use them dry or wet. I tried wetting the paper and scribbling in the water and loved it. Then I tried dipping the tip of the stick in the water and scribbling with it that way.

The color was more intense and easier to control using the second method. But to tell you the truth, I really loved all the mystery that came with letting the colors and marks flow once they hit the water on the page.

So far I have practiced over poster board (on the glossier side) and watercolor paper. The posterboard was more forgiving but the colors looked better on the water color paper. I will have to explore these tools further as I think they are pretty dang cool! 

I will have to explore these tools further as I think they are pretty dang cool!