Artist Notebook

The Artist Notebook is a blog by Lake & River Studio featuring articles, news, latest works, and more.

Up & Away + And You Also – Original Ink Paintings

Up & Away + And You Also – Original Ink Paintings

    These modern abstracts were fun to make and feel a bit like seaweed to me. This duo is painted in a watercolor style using acrylic ink on watercolor paper. The dot work is also in a water-based ink. ...
Alcohol Ink Art: The Small Emerald Agate Series

Alcohol Ink Art: The Small Emerald Agate Series

  Did you ever go agate hunting in ravines as a child? It was a favorite pastime of mine back in the day. I may have collected enough rocks to drive my mother crazy. The Emerald Agate mini Series contains ...
Original Abstract Ink – Aqua Epica & Flood

Original Abstract Ink – Aqua Epica & Flood

              Aqua Epica                                                                         Flood   Both are original ink paintings done on synthetic paper with ink, isopropyl alcohol, metallic mixative, straws, ...
Original Abstract Paintings, The Bay Series: Royal Bay, Lava Bay, Golden Bay

Original Abstract Paintings, The Bay Series: Royal Bay, Lava Bay, Golden Bay

  The Bay Series Royal Bay Royal Bay is an original ink painting done on synthetic paper with ink, isopropyl alcohol, metallic mixative, straws, and droppers. This painting is a fluid art piece using blown air as a controlled tool ...
Alcohol Ink Paintings: Cactus Collision & Petal Play

Alcohol Ink Paintings: Cactus Collision & Petal Play

    Two originals have been posted. First we have Cactus Collision. Cactus Collision is an original ink painting done on synthetic paper with ink, isopropyl alcohol, metallic mixative, straws, brush, and droppers. This painting is a fluid art piece ...
The E. Maurelli Banana Leaf Prints

The E. Maurelli Banana Leaf Prints

            This is an E. Maurelli Banana Tree leaf photograph taken from one of our many banana trees! Banana trees bring great visual height to a garden and give off a fun,tropical vibe. You can ...