Card Stock Paper Or Watercolor paper
Squid
India Ink
Pour ink or paint into a dish.
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Carefully dip squid in the ink.
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Carefully wipe excess ink off the squid so you don’t drip.
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Carefully lay squid and arrange tentacles onto the paper.
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Lift straight up and reveal the print!
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Experiment with the composition you can make and the amount of ink you can use.
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I suggest making multiple prints and arrangements.
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See what happens when you let the material sit for a while before lifting.
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Reuse the squid without dipping to get a variation of tones.
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You can even use the pieces as a brush to add more variation to the lines.
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Try using pressure to change the marks.
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This process is a little not for the squeamish but it can create beautiful and surprising results.
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Using fish is actually an ancient art form so don’t be afraid to get a little messy!
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