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December 9, 2011

It Bleeds

This new set of drawings by Rolf Schröter immediately caught my attention. Ink and watercolor mix, stain and bleed onto calligraphy paper bound in a handmade Japanese folded sketchbook. It's a visual feast, bon appetite.


tsen niche
tsen niche Posted Dec 10, 2011
I love how bold your lines are, I needa get some of this paper! :)

AndHeDrew Posted Dec 12, 2011
These are wonderful. I really like the natural, loose feel. They're only tightly controlled in the most important areas, which gives these drawings a really bustling life.

Kerby Rosanes
Kerby Rosanes Posted Dec 15, 2011
Wonderful sketches. The red color is just perfect for the season! :)

Sam Maloney
Sam Maloney Posted Dec 15, 2011
these are brilliant, I love the sense of urgency the red gives them

Rolf Schroeter
Rolf Schroeter Posted Dec 15, 2011
thanks a lot, all!

Johnny Kealosoly
Johnny Kealosoly Posted Dec 20, 2011
I love these pictures!

How are the pictures uploaded, do you just take a picture with your camera-phone?

Rolf Schroeter
Rolf Schroeter Posted Dec 20, 2011
thnx, johnny. it are all scans, scanned on colored background and cropped/masked in ps (using wand-tool to select and mask away background).

Johnny Kealosoly
Johnny Kealosoly Posted Dec 20, 2011
I see, but do all the artists just scan them up? Or are water-based pictures different?

Rolf Schroeter
Rolf Schroeter Posted Dec 20, 2011
do not know about others, but i think, scanning is best for everything on paper (much better control of contrast and color than photo). if sheets are bigger than scanner, i use photoshop-photomerge, works magical (anyway, normally i work small >easy scanning)

Johnny Kealosoly
Johnny Kealosoly Posted Dec 21, 2011
Thank Rolf Schroeter!


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