This idea was born by chance during one class when I was teaching drawing. I always used bottle caps as containers to mix the inks, especially for china-ink, one of the most used techniques for beginner students. But after a time using it, the caps usually ended up in the trash.


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So that day I remember trying to scrap the first one and since then it has become an addiction. It is like a rudimentary/simplified process of the scratchboard technique, in which I specialized. For me, the caps have become some kind of cult objects that translate moments of spiritual transformation and images that inhabit my consciousness.

 

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Natasha L 2 weeks ago

Love it! The detail of the feathers on the head is amazing!

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Arabella Atlee 2 weeks ago

Stunning :) Absolutely stunning.

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Arabella Atlee 2 weeks ago

Amazing

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Rana 2 weeks ago

loved the hairs...

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Jasmine Chen 1 month ago

kind of scary

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Ben Felix 2 weeks ago

These are exquisite. Kudos.

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