Inktober is a yearly ink-drawing challenge initiated by Jake Parker in 2009. It challenges artists and potential artists to draw, in ink, every day throughout the month of October, which is actually far more challenging than it sounds!
Inktober is a yearly ink-drawing challenge initiated by Jake Parker in 2009. Drawlloween, which also takes place every October, was started by Brian Sora. It focuses less on medium and more on Halloween-themed drawing prompts. Both events are fun, and each is worth participating in, regardless of your skill level as an artist.
Originally posted on September 14th, 2016, at SharondaWoodfin.net. Edited and republished at Sharonda.net on March 10th, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on Octbober 31st, 2017. — My birthday was in June. I’d just like to make sure we’re clear about that. If you’re a regular reader (ha, ha; just kidding), you’ll recall that I got the … Continue reading “Unboxing the ArtSnacks InkTober Collection Box!”
Originally posted at Sharonda.net on September 12th, 2017. Updated 14 September, 2017, to fix a link to nowhere! Updated 19 September 2017 to change two links from internal URLs to Sharonda.ink URLs. Updated 6 October, 2017 to add a link to the Table O’ Prompts. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, with more URL … Continue reading “What We’ll All Be Drawing in October – Inktober and Drawlloween 2017 Prompts”
Originally published October 14, 2015, at SharondaWoodfin.net. Edited and republished at Sharonda.net on March 5th, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 30th, 2017. — My Inktober has been ruined. It all started yesterday, when the wife and I were waiting to pick up the Mazda, which was at a local shop, getting a new oil … Continue reading “Work-in-Progress: Weredog (And My Inktober Has Been Ruined)”
To be fair, I didn’t know that Slowvember was a thing until it was already underway. The point of Slowvember, according to the Society of Visual Storytellers, is to follow Inktober with a challenge “…to slow down the pace and work on one image and make it as good as you can.” “While Inktober is … Continue reading “Slowvember’s Slow Start”
Originally published at Sharonda.net on October 12th, 2017. Edited on October 12th, 2017, to add: “My Tao! I thought it was Friday!” Updated on October 13, 2017, to correct a source. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, while moving the Sharonda.net to WordPress.com’s servers, and leaving Sharonda.ink flapping in the metaphorical wind. — Very … Continue reading “Next Week’s To Do List – Bootstrap, AppleScript, Write, Draw, Read”
Originally published at Sharonda.net on October 7th, 2017. Updated 10 October 2017 to fix a link. Updated 12 October to link to this follow-up-post, as well as to add visual indicators of progress. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, with updated links. — I don’t work on much during the weekend, when Linda is … Continue reading “Next Week’s To Do List – CSS Frameworks, Follow-up Posts, and Ink”
Originally published at Sharonda.net on September 20th, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, while moving my sites from NearlyFreeSpeech, and leaving Sharonda.ink in a state of flux. See Blogging Beyond the Grave for my rationale. None of this post really applies as of Halloween. — Sharonda.ink now has content. Enough so that yesterday, … Continue reading “Sharonda.ink, 301 Redirects, and Big Screens vs Little”
Originally published at Sharonda.net on October 2nd, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017. — This framed print just came via FedEx today, and boy, am I relieved! This is my first mandala drawn in SketchBook 8.4.1. It’s my first time ordering anything from Inktale, the first framed print I’ve ordered of my work … Continue reading “It’s a Tentacle Mandala Print, Sucker!”