Inktober Day 19: Sling

I wish I could take full credit for this concept, but all I can truly claim is the end result that came from the original inspiration. When I started thinking about today’s prompt, SLING, I googled a few things to get some ideas, slingshot was one of them. Through browsing, I actually found a piece […]

Continue Reading

Inktober Day 14: Overgrown

I was so tired of summer this year, of being hot, that lately I keep thinking about winter landscapes, fresh snow drifts, dried out vegetation grown up around crashed ufos in the woods… So, when I saw today’s prompt, all I could think about was a crashed ship in the woods, buried deep in snow […]

Continue Reading

Inktober Day Eight: Frail

The word Frail brings to mind old bones, fragile newborns, skinny tree limbs wrapped in ice, and, of course, baby aliens hatching from their eggs. For this little hatchling, I used Uniball signo gel pens, Sakura Gelly Roll pens, and Tombow dualbrush pens.

Continue Reading

Inktober Day 5: Build

Build, build, build and all that came to mind at first was buildings, architecture, hammers, nails, and then I started thinking about the one thing I’d like to build if I had even a little bit of know how on the subject: a robot! And I’d be so nice to it, too. I wouldn’t make […]

Continue Reading

Inktober Day Three: BAIT

I have always been fascinated by angler fish, intrigued by the idea of them luring their prey into a seemingly cozy space only to gobble them up, so when I saw the prompt for today, I already knew what I wanted to try. And, of course, since it’s me, I had to put this fish […]

Continue Reading

Inktober Day 2: MINDLESS

Inktober Day 2 presented something of a challenge when I started thinking about it. What was mindlessness to me, and how could I capture it artistically without words? There were plenty of obvious representations as I started thinking it through. Hollow faces missing their brains, absentminded activities, but in truth the thing I kept coming […]

Continue Reading

Inktober Day 1: RING

Art has become something of a saving grace for me this last year. After finding myself in a very deep well of despair, I turned my sights to the stars and began painting and drawing in an effort to find something to feel happy and good about again. Turns out art is great therapy! I […]

Continue Reading