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
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” 

berzerker cephalopod
: watercolors, fountain pen ink and india ink on yupo synthetic paper: 4” x 6”  

berzerker cephalopod

: watercolors, fountain pen ink and india ink on yupo synthetic paper
: 4” x 6”  

raspberry beretopus
: watercolors, fountain pen ink and india ink on yupo synthetic paper: 4” x 6”  

raspberry beretopus

: watercolors, fountain pen ink and india ink on yupo synthetic paper
: 4” x 6”  

cloned cephalopod. more of the yupo paper - can you believe that this is what it looks like dry?
: watercolors, india ink: 4” x 6”  

cloned cephalopod. more of the yupo paper - can you believe that this is what it looks like dry?

: watercolors, india ink
: 4” x 6”  

sunny side uptopus. trying out this wild synthetic watercolor paper by Yupo. 
: watercolors: 4” x 6”  

sunny side uptopus. trying out this wild synthetic watercolor paper by Yupo. 

: watercolors
: 4” x 6”  

mutilated octopus
: watercolors, fountain pen: 6” x 4” 

mutilated octopus

: watercolors, fountain pen
: 6” x 4” 

that ship has sailedtopus
: watercolors, fountain pen: 6” x 4”  

that ship has sailedtopus

: watercolors, fountain pen
: 6” x 4”  

why this murderous ragetopus?
: watercolors, gel pen: 6” x 4”  

why this murderous ragetopus?

: watercolors, gel pen
: 6” x 4”  

we real cooltopus
: watercolors, squid ink, copic pen: 4” x 6”  

we real cooltopus

: watercolors, squid ink, copic pen
: 4” x 6” 
 

retzevaphalopod (for an octopus that looks like it might enjoy krav maga)
: watercolors, squid ink: 4” x 6” 

retzevaphalopod (for an octopus that looks like it might enjoy krav maga)

: watercolors, squid ink
: 4” x 6”