I started drawing an octopus every day since October of 2010 - over 700 and counting! Check out the archive view for the full effect. I haven't been updating as much recently but please stay tuned for more sporadic cephalopods!

You can also find prints and originals of my pieces on etsy.


if wishes were octopuses...
©2013 rupa dasGupta
circadian cephalopod
: gel pen, copic pen: 4” x 6” 

circadian cephalopod

: gel pen, copic pen
: 4” x 6” 

octopus afloat. (these next few scans are a bit too dark, my apologies.)
: ink, gel pen: 6” x 4”  

octopus afloat. (these next few scans are a bit too dark, my apologies.)

: ink, gel pen
: 6” x 4”  

full fathom fivetopus
: 6” x 4” 

full fathom fivetopus

: 6” x 4” 

my future darktopus
: watercolors, india ink: 8” x 8” 

my future darktopus

: watercolors, india ink
: 8” x 8” 

whispering octopus
: watercolors, ink: 4.5” x 6” 

This print is available on Etsy! http://www.etsy.com/shop/AnOctopusADay

whispering octopus

: watercolors, ink
: 4.5” x 6” 

This print is available on Etsy! http://www.etsy.com/shop/AnOctopusADay

try not to think of the word bluetopus
: watercolors & gel pen on yupo paper 
: 4” x 6” 

try not to think of the word bluetopus

: watercolors & gel pen on yupo paper 

: 4” x 6” 

drink uptopus
: watercolors & gel pen on yupo paper: 4” x 6” 

drink uptopus

: watercolors & gel pen on yupo paper
: 4” x 6” 

fairly standard cephalopod.

fairly standard cephalopod.

unsheltered octopus
: ink: 6” x 4”  

unsheltered octopus

: ink
: 6” x 4”  

devil fishtopus
: watercolors, ink: 4” x 6” 

devil fishtopus

: watercolors, ink
: 4” x 6” 

unskeined octopus
: watercolors, ink: 4” x 6”  

unskeined octopus

: watercolors, ink
: 4” x 6”