Cousin Friends

'Cousin friends' is a made-up relation term describing a perceived relationship of intimate friends who, while no blood relationship exists between them, they have bonded so inseparably that people who see them together assume they 'are blood related!

"Cousin Friends" (detail)                                   Wax, Dyes & Ink                                    © Dan Sekanwagi

Painting with dyes and inks is similar to many forms of printing in that there is no white dye/ink, the white is the color of the raw unprimed canvas. To achieve the lighter shades is in essence to use less dye/ink.
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