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Inktober 2019 Day 23 Ancient

Inktober 2019 Day 23 Ancient

Inktober 2019 Day 23 Ancient

It’s day 23 of Inktober and your six month old phone is already ancient tech. Today’s prompt was Ancient and I got inspired by another inktober artist’s post dealing with ancient phones, and decided to build upon it.

Since we replace our phone tech now practically every six months, I wondered what happens to all those phones. Do they really get recycled or is there bins and dumpsters full of discarded old phones in tech scrap yards? What would happen to all those phones if our way of life ended? Well when you’re in my crazy imaginative mind it goes like this.

The Apocalypse comes the world as we know it ends and hundreds of years later tribal humans our finding our old tech and worshipping Android version KitKat like it’s a god. Welcome to my world of imagination folks.

Here’s yer coloring sheet 2019 Inktober Day 23 Ancient Coloring Page and see you tomorrow for day 24, Dizzy.

Inktober 2019 Day 22 Ghost

Inktober 2019 Day 22 Ghost

Inktober 2019 Day 22 Ghost

I am exploring new scary territory for me. Perspective and Anatomy. And they scare the crap out of me cause I am not great at it. Today’s prompt for day 22 for Ghost and I decided to challenge myself and try some human drawing.

Now I am more of a biological plant, monster, tentacle mixed with machines kind of illustrator. When it come to detail anyways. If i draw any people it’s rarely done at any other angle than the front or side. So I tried drawing a person walking through the entryway of a haunted house with a scary ghost behind them. And if the angle wasn’t challenging enough I decided to make the person a young woman. And there is one part of femal anatomy that makes me cringe, breasts. I’m what drawers call a uniboob drawer or bullet bra drawer. It’s hard for me to figure out the anatomy of a human but I wanted to improve on it. So I went to a Facebook group for some assistance. I usually never get a response but apparently the subject of drawing breasts correctly under clothes turned into a whole thread of guides and advice on how to do it.

I think I got it down pretty well. Still need to improve the rest of the anatomy but one step at a time. Next step I need to work on is hips. Cause there’s some extra joints in that woman’s hips there. lol

I am quite proud of this piece I gave myself a challenge and stuck with it. It’s not perfect but I had a lot of fun interacting with people and improving my skills bit by bit.

Here is your free coloring page of today’s sketch. Feel free to try and fix the anatomy. lol 2019 Inktober Day 22 Ghost Coloring Page

See you tomorrow for day 23, Ancient.

Inktober 2019 Day 21 Treasure

Inktober 2019 Day 21 Treasure

Inktober 2019 Day 21 Treasure

Yar, there be treasure in these here waters, guarded by a horrible sea beast. It can only mean one thing. Tis the 21st day of 31 days of ye Inktober. (and that’s all the crappy pirate talk you get)

I enjoyed putting this one together. Kind of needed a reset for my week after the bad ending I had last week. But it lead to some new inspiration. I plan on still offering these drawings as coloring pages to download free. But will later put together a full page high resolution pdf book to buy, print and color of all these drawings and perhaps some more.

I love illustrating and pursued that route when  I was in college. But it can be rather difficult to get your name out there. So maybe some self made coloring books can allow me to spread my art and let you find a use for those colored pencils.

Here be ye free coloring page of today’s sketch.

2019 Inktober Day 21 Treasure Coloring Page

See you tomorrow for day 22, ghost.

Inktober 2019 Day 20 Tread

Inktober 2019 Day 20 Tread

Inktober 2019 Day 20 Tread

The undead rise and tread across the land. Run, run as fast as you can. It’s day 20 of Inktober and today’s prompt was tread.

What’s more creepier than treading through a graveyard on a dark and foggy night, huh?

If you would like to add some horrifying color to this sketch. Download it here > 2019 Inktober Day 20 Tread Coloring Page

See you tomorrow for day 21, treasure.

Inktober 2019 Day 19 Sling

Inktober 2019 Day 19 Sling

2019 Inktober Day 19 Sling

Today we’re putting our arm in a sling and slinging some lead against evil. Welcome to day 19 of 31 days of Inktober, and today’s prompt is sling.

Definitely in my top 5 horror movies is Evil Dead. So couldn’t resist using this prompt to pay tribute to it. I haven’t mastered making a stylized Bruce Campbell but I think I have the attire and boomstick right.

Did this one with the trusty ink well again.

Will see you tomorrow for day 20 of Inktober, tread.

Want to color today’s sketch. Click the link below for a PDF download. 2019 Inktober Day 19 Sling Coloring Page

Inktober 2019 Day 18 Misfit

Inktober 2019 Day 18 Misfit

Inktober 2019 Day 18 Misfit

Day 18 of inktober has arrived and it is the biggest misfit of all.

Misfit can be a confusing word to use on someone. It can be used in a good or bad way. The first thing that comes to anyones mind of course is the misfit song from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer tv special. It taught us that being a misfit is sometimes what makes a difference in an otherwise plain world. We love misfits yet we present them in both good and bad ways. It can make someone quite confused. I know I’ve been.

I would try to be the same as everyone else but in the end it didn’t lead me to what I was desiring in life. I especially felt this at the end of college. I felt everyone that broke the rules and did things out of the norm were getting all the rewards while us that followed the rules often got last place.

This inktober has helped me embrace my misfit awkwardness and has led me to vastly improving my drawing skill. Whether it gets noticed on social media or not doesn’t matter to me, because I’m doing this for myself and my own self esteem. Embrace being a misfit because you walk among other beings who are also misfits and pretend not to be.

See you tomorrow for day 19, Sling.

Inktober 2019 Day 17 Ornament

Inktober 2019 Day 17 Ornament

2019 Inktober Day 17 Ornament

Even the darkest beings like to decorate their personal possessions. Welcome to the 17th day of 31 days of Inktober, Ornament.

Today the grim reaper pays us a visit showing off his new ornament he’s attached to his scythe.

I feel I out did myself with this one. My wife even said she would of not known this was drawn by me if she walked by it. So I guess I’m really improving my work. Still not a realism expert or perspective expert but I can do side poses pretty well now.

Did this one again with the trusty inkwell after drawing out the initial drawing in pencil.

See you tomorrow for Day 18, Misfit.

Inktober 2019 Day 16 Wild

Inktober 2019 Day 16 Wild

Inktober 2019 Day 16 Wild

Don’t stare too long, you might end up with a stone cold stare. Welcome to day 16 of 31 days of inktober. We’re in the bottom half of it folks and I woke up with wild hair.

Had to deal with some anxiety today so making this sketch was very therapeutic for me. But I won’t go into details further than that today.

See you tomorrow for day 17, ornament.

Inktober 2019 Day 15: Legend

Inktober 2019 Day 15: Legend

Inktober 2019 Day 15 Legend

Welcome to Sleepy Hollow ladies and gents. Hold onto your head cause you just might lose it. Because today we honor the Legend of Sleepy Hollow on this 15th day of Inktober.

This one was fun to draw and I took extra time today to try and get it as detailed as possible. Took my sweet time on the pencil sketch and even longer on the inking with the inkwell thingy majig. This is probably the most time I’ve ever spent staring at the position a horse’s foreleg goes when rising up from its back legs. I erased and redrew that left foreleg like ten times before I felt it was in an appropriate position. Never mind that the anatomy is probably way off still. But realism is not my forte and I think it’s the best horse I’ve ever done so far. The headless Horseman didn’t turn out so bad either. Adding coat tails and capes really saves you from figuring out leg placement at the top of a saddle. lol.

See you tomorrow for the start of the second half of Inktober day 16, Wild.

Inktober 2019 Day 14 Overgrown

Inktober 2019 Day 14 Overgrown

Inktober 2019 Day 14 Overgrown

Release the Kraken! No seriously release the kraken it’s clearly outgrown its tank in this 14th day of inktober.

Today’s prompt is Overgrown and I didn’t want to do plants. So I did a fishtank with a kraken that looks like a plant. lol

Did today’s prompt with some speedball ink using my handy drawing nib….quill pen thingy I’m just going to stick with calling it an inkwell pen.

See you for tomorrows prompt, Legend.

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