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
insincere octopus (drawn over the abandoned start of a letter)
: india ink, fountain pen ink: 6” x 4.5” 

insincere octopus (drawn over the abandoned start of a letter)

: india ink, fountain pen ink
: 6” x 4.5” 

unhappy ending octopus
: india ink, fountain pen ink: 6” x 4.5” 

unhappy ending octopus

: india ink, fountain pen ink
: 6” x 4.5” 

there will be octopodes
: india ink, fountain pen ink: 6” x 4.5” 

there will be octopodes

: india ink, fountain pen ink
: 6” x 4.5” 

nexus 6topus (because it got rained on. zing.)
: india ink: 6” x 4.5” 

nexus 6topus (because it got rained on. zing.)

: india ink
: 6” x 4.5” 

nihilistic mystic octopus
: watercolors, india ink, gel pen & embossing powder on yupo paper
: 4” x 6”

nihilistic mystic octopus

: watercolors, india ink, gel pen & embossing powder on yupo paper

: 4” x 6”
will tear us apartopus…..again
: watercolors, india ink, gel pen & embossing powder on yupo paper (couldn’t get paper to lie flat, hence weirdness of scan)
: 6” x 4”

will tear us apartopus…..again

: watercolors, india ink, gel pen & embossing powder on yupo paper (couldn’t get paper to lie flat, hence weirdness of scan)

: 6” x 4”

alternate universe octopus. (seriously love this one. yupo paper is amazing.)
: fountain pen ink & gel pen on yupo paper: 6” x 9”

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

alternate universe octopus. (seriously love this one. yupo paper is amazing.)

: fountain pen ink & gel pen on yupo paper
: 6” x 9”

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

used to octopus. 
: fountain pen ink & gel pen on yupo paper: 6” x 9”  

used to octopus. 

: fountain pen ink & gel pen on yupo paper
: 6” x 9”  

tempestuous octopus
: watercolors, fountain pen ink, gel pen, embossing powder on yupo paper: 6” x 4”  

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

tempestuous octopus

: watercolors, fountain pen ink, gel pen, embossing powder on yupo paper
: 6” x 4”  

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

damascus cephalopod
: fountain pen ink & permanent marker on yupo paper: 6” x 4.5”  

damascus cephalopod

: fountain pen ink & permanent marker on yupo paper
: 6” x 4.5”  

unrepentant octopus!
: fountain pen ink on yupo paper: 6” x 4.5” 

unrepentant octopus!

: fountain pen ink on yupo paper
: 6” x 4.5”