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He Listened

 Monster Series
First print on 
handmade paper from
100% post-consumer fibers
for new series.
Violet: He listened on handmade paper 
I covered too much of the
embedded text by accident.
I wanted to leave
He listened. He heard. 
but all you see is
He listened. He h


detail of Violet: He Listened
 Charbonnel black ink
worked best for the
handmade papers I made.
(see detail image above)

Charbonnel Inks
 Charbonnel is an oil based ink
usually used with etchings.

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