Monthly Archives: October 2018

Illness Stops Play

There will be more of the Inktober shortly but I seem to have got some sort of bug that makes everything hurt and feel hollowed out – so in self-care mode a bit while I’m off work. Bleargh.

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Inktober Fifteen and Sixteen

I seem to be doing more iconic than figurative art at this point – perhaps it’s a reaction to the prompts or the speed that I’m taking them. I’m trying not to overthink the pieces, even though there are careful … Continue reading

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Inktober Thirteen and Fourteen

A slightly later posting for today as I’ve been travelling. After work yesterday I went down to Portsmouth to spend the night with Lady S while Lady M collapsed with man-flu. The drawings and sketches are continuing apace however. I … Continue reading

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Inktober Eleven and Twelve

One of the things I’m enjoying about this year’s prompts is the mix of definite items and general concepts for illustration. For every chicken there’s a roasted, for every cruel there’s a whale. By total coincidence, those are the two … Continue reading

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Inktober Nine and Ten

These are the two sketches where I used colour with two different approaches, and reposting them here has reminded me that I really should do more of them this month, as well as on an ongoing basis. Most of the … Continue reading

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Inktober Seven and Eight

I had thought by this point in the challenge that I would be getting fatigue from having to stick to someone else’s prompts, but instead I’ve been getting hooked on how to take different looks at the various topics Day … Continue reading

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Inktober Five and Six

I think it was at this point in the month that I looked at the prompts and my urge to draw monsters came to the fore. Anyone who’s been keeping half an eye on my Instagram feed knows I regularly … Continue reading

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