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
octopus in the middle: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

octopus in the middle

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder

: 1.5” x 1.5”

underworld octopus: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

underworld octopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder

: 1.5” x 1.5”

baroquetopus: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

baroquetopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”

jinxed cephalopod: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

jinxed cephalopod

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”

internal octopus: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

internal octopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”

obsidian cephalopod: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

obsidian cephalopod

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”

x marks the octopus
: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

x marks the octopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”

jewel in the octopus: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

jewel in the octopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”

volcanic octopus
: fountain pen ink, squid ink: 1.5” x 1.5”

volcanic octopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink
: 1.5” x 1.5”

rose-colored octopus
: fountain pen ink, squid ink: 1.5” x 1.5”

rose-colored octopus

: fountain pen ink, squid ink
: 1.5” x 1.5”

first of a series of mini octopuses!
: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder: 1.5” x 1.5”

first of a series of mini octopuses!

: fountain pen ink, squid ink, embossing powder
: 1.5” x 1.5”