SVS does Inktober 2018

  • @missmushy Ha, I did coffee last year! But I was drawing so it was a success. Honestly, some of my drawings were horrible and some were ok, but I was really glad I did it. I feel like it definitely changed me for the better. It sounds like you've got a pretty full plate with taking on two in-person classes. Wow! That's awesome

  • I think I am sticking to simple animals (yes animals are not simple I realise, I mean no luxurious story plot and characters flowing from one to the other.) I have a small cute booklet, so I can keep it manageable. I want the everyday habit, nothing to overwhelming like I had planned prior to the "Fall" September prompt. And I have been drawing animals from my head with a few references as needed so I will continue that way.

  • Pro

    I'm doing designy, ink inspired black and white nursery prints! Haven't started prepping either haha... I was bombarded with work the last 2 weeks, but I'm finally finishing that tonight so I'll have a 3 day weekend to brainstorm, thumbnail and sketch 🙂 Good luck everyone!!

  • I have been working on my pencil sketches today. It was hard to restrain myself and not go ahead and start. I felt like that would be cheating. Soooooo I made end pages instead! I am pretty proud of it and my self control! 0_1538159133889_IMG_20180928_141700_665.jpg

  • Thanks for creating this thread! I'll be posting character designs soon I hope. I want mine to be a story and I plan on dedicating 2 hrs a day to it

  • Oh man oh man oh man! Inktober is almost here and I'm not ready!!!
    Could I maybe get some character design critique?0_1538362486350_Lucina Character Sheet.png
    She's Lucina or Luz, I'm not sure yet. She'll be the heroine of my inktober project. She'll need to navigate a dreamscape after being poisoned in her sleep. She's supposed to be 7 or 8 yrs old. (This is digital but most of my inktober will be traditional)

    Also I learned I can't draw toes XD

    Hope everyone else's preparations are going well! 😃

  • Inktober has hit in Australia. Here is my first one. "Poisoned"

    This is my first ever ink drawing for Inktober. It was definitely a challenge, but I really enjoyed exploring what I can do in a limited timeframe and with little to no experience using ink.

    Like Jake says "better finished than perfect". While I can see there is definitely room for improvement, I am happy to have finished it. 🙂

  • @concept oh awesome! Just wondering how long did it take? I'm hoping to limit myself to 2 hrs a day because I'm slow

  • Hmm. I did some preliminary sketches a couple of weeks ago to figure out what I wanted to do. But this piece took about 2-3 hours, mainly because I had to wait for the ink to dry.

    I don't think I could sustain that amount of time each day. I'm tweaking some of my other ideas for future days so I can get them completed quicker.

  • Pro SVS OG

    I’m NOT planning to do the whole inktober, but I’m in Sardegna at the moment, and in one of those rare time-bubbles where I can do outdoor sketching. And since my favorite sketching media (especially for nature) is ballpoint and marker, I thought I’ll post along with the serious inktober folks for as long as it lasts 🙂

    Cork trees around Tempio Pausania. They hug the stones with their roots and are stripped of cork at this time of year, which makes them look very peculiar and eerie...


  • SVS OG

    So awesome and so excited to be taking part in my 3rd inktober and looking forward to seeing everyones art. This year I'm drawing with a 0.1 staedtler Marsmatic fineliner. What am I drawing? Illustrations from a story I have written called 'If I were King King'.

  • Inktober 2018 Day 1 Poisonous Animals


    Thanks guys, so excited to continue. Small and steady. 🙂

  • SVS OG

    Here’s Day 1 - imagined poison apples being delivered to evil witches across the land. Screwed up a bit but hopefully my technique will improve as the month progresses! 0_1538408699214_3A0C26C1-8FFF-4F4F-A13C-50902AD4F9E3.jpeg

  • Excited to be doing inktober for the first time!


  • Pro

    Day 1: Birch trees!

  • Here is my day 1 poisonous 0_1538414075384_IMG_20181001_131152_918.jpg

  • Moderator

    I was going to try doing comics of my Kin•der People this year, but I changed my mind this weekend. I had to put my dog to sleep. I am heartbroken. He was the best dog I ever had and I want to dedicate every day of this inktober to him.

  • @burvantill I'm so sorry for your loss! 😢 That's a beautiful portrait. ♥

  • @burvantill I am so sorry. We lost our dog this month, too. I look forward to seeing your work.

  • Here is my day 1. I am not sure will do it for a whole month though :smiling_face_with_open_mouth_closed_eyes:


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