July’s ScrawlrBox In Bloom…. This box was all about experimenting with the opacity of the inks, forming entwining elements, and creating undefined botanical shapes and organic forms. The box contains a pack of four Magic Color Acrylic Inks, Marabu Graphix Fineliner Set, Synthetic Paint Brush Size 6 and a Custom A5 ScrawlrBox Acrylic Paper Pad. Take inspiration from our featured artist, Christina Kwan and see what you can create!
Christina Kwan is an Atlanta-based artist known for her abstract and floral works on paper as well as large scale murals. She was born and raised in Florida and moved to Atlanta after graduating from University of Florida with a BFA in Drawing. A decade and many different career paths later, the work she creates now is an ongoing exploration of her Asian-American identity and the internal struggle of feeling incomplete or existing in-between, having to reserve space for a variety of imposed cultural influences. Calligraphic brush strokes obliquely refer to her East Asian heritage, acting as a yearning for permanence and a search for ancestral ties. The movement in her compositions hold a delicate tension, somewhere in-between action and rest and embodying the myriad of dualities we hold within.
This months box is in bloom! Taking a botanical influence from our featured artist, we encourage you to experiment with opacity of the inks and how they layer over one and another. See how they form entwining elements in your work, and play with mark making to create undefined shapes and organic forms.
These expressive and versatile acrylic inks are a fantastic medium to get your creative juices flowing. This inks are water-based and are intermixable so you can create a wide variety of hues with the colours you have. The ink will dry quickly once applied to paper, but whilst it is still wet you can create a range of different blends and effects. These pigments will dry waterproof and permanent, providing a high degree of lightfastness so they are fantastic for layering in your artwork. The finely ground pigments in these inks will not risk clogging any of your tools or brushes which also means that they are compatible for use with airbrushes and technical pens. These inks provide excellent adhesion to most surfaces and can be used for multimedia projects, achieving a vast array of effects and techniques for all of your artistic needs.
Marabu Graphix Fineliner Set
These pens will offer high-quality pigmentation and control for any creative project. They contain a low-odour water-based ink and a metal-enclosed plastic tip that is study and reliable. This pack contains four pens with a 0.2mm, 0.4mm, 0.8mm and a brush tip, an excellent selection to cover a wide range of uses and effects. These pens are bleed-proof, making them ideal for illustrations, sketches and outlines for multimedia projects.
Major Brushes Synthetic Brush, Size 6
This brush features a durable, flexible filament with a round tip, excellent for use with water-based mediums. The densely packed bristles will hold water and pigment, offering ease and control for all of your creative needs. Plus it is an attractive addition to your brush collection, with a black lacquer finish to the traditional wooden handle, making for a slick and professional finish.
Custom A5 ScrawlrBox Acrylic Paper Pad
This custom made A5 paper is made specifically for Scrawlrs and is designed with acrylic mediums in mind. The high quality artist paper works brilliantly with water-based mediums, making it a perfect pairing for your exploration and experiments with Magic Color Acrylic Inks.