Virginia Lake

Ink & Coloured Marker

My life and art weave a tapestry of laughter, storytelling and poetry.

Artistic tinkering started with india ink on white background and colour filled by vibrant felt pens as a way of expressing my dreams, impressions, ideas, encounters and visions. I love the flow and surprise that appears out of shapes and colour. They express my observing and imagination, displaying light and dark, hidden depths and the obvious equally well. I love the simplicity, flexibility and freedom of this medium.

From this base Boobahkoos, Tookie Tribe Masks and Galactic Family images appeared. The energy of these characters sought other expressions and have sourced colouring books, puppets (marionettes), bookmarks, party cards, poetry and …