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Danny Atramentum

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October 15, 2019

Funny how much easier certain prints become when you make them night scenes.

October 8, 2019

Inspired, obviously, by Hokusai's "Great Wave Off Kanagawa." Didn't turn out too bad if I do say so myself!

September 6, 2019

My second ever woodblock piece! A bit more complicated, but I'm proud of it!

September 6, 2019

My first foray into Woodblock Printing! This one came out pretty well, I think!

August 21, 2019

Look, if it means anything to you, I’m not happy about it either.



Jim took his hand off the mouse and watched, flabbergasted, as the arrow icon on his monitor moved slowly toward the top of the screen, calmly and deliberately closing all of his tabs.

I said...

January 2, 2019

“Can’t you at least put on a coat?” asked the Reverend Archer Kent. It was the usual question whenever he found himself strolling through the park with Yuki-Onna—especially in the evening snow, where her pale, spectral figure glittered against the drifts. “I’m cold jus...

October 31, 2018

Crisp wind blew along the autumn lakeshore. And sitting on a bench, looking out at the water, the Reverend Archer Kent heaved a heavy sigh—the exhale of a man who was dying.

Not really, of course. At least, not any more than he usually was, wrapped in a warm jean jacket...

September 8, 2018

Fishing through his pockets, Jerome stood awkwardly at the convenience store counter as he searched for the correct change—trapped helplessly in the odd space between the register, the clerk, and the woman next in line, breathing humidly into the back of Jerome’s neck....

July 1, 2018

Dragons. Knights. Haikus.



Ninja walks water

Serpent Dragon coiled beneath

A breach, a slash… splash



The Monster consumes

Its path—a laid-out buffet

Wait. Cyanide. Gulp.



They are born so small

But they grow to large to tame

Cringe as the boot drops


June 23, 2018


Jack be nimble; Jack be quick

Jack’s heart burned like a candlestick

Fire and iron; sweat and bone

Fact’ry life was Jack’s first home

Burning coal; brackish smoke

Industry is where Jack woke

And London folk; their souls turned black

‘Tis they begin the tal...

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