Monthly Archives: October 2018

Drain

Usually when I see a prompt word for any form of creative expression, my mind skips about in a dozen different directions. I could do this… or maybe this… or why not… ? Prompts can take us to so many

Drain

Usually when I see a prompt word for any form of creative expression, my mind skips about in a dozen different directions. I could do this… or maybe this… or why not… ? Prompts can take us to so many

Breakable

As always, I had several thoughts for this Inktober prompt — breakable. A shattered mirror, delicate china teacups, lovely plates and saucers, an exquisite glass vase. All can be so easily broken. Trust, too, can be broken, and all too often

Breakable

As always, I had several thoughts for this Inktober prompt — breakable. A shattered mirror, delicate china teacups, lovely plates and saucers, an exquisite glass vase. All can be so easily broken. Trust, too, can be broken, and all too often

Scorched

For the Inktober prompt scorched, several different ideas came to mind. In the end, I decided to create a new doodle monster of sorts. Unlike my other monsters, this one has no arms or legs, no definable body. Like fire itself, it’s hard

Scorched

For the Inktober prompt scorched, several different ideas came to mind. In the end, I decided to create a new doodle monster of sorts. Unlike my other monsters, this one has no arms or legs, no definable body. Like fire itself, it’s hard

Bottle

First, let me say that when Inktober began, I had no intentions of creating drawings or narratives that included cruelty and violence. These things are not part of my life, and I have no idea why these concepts are emerging

Bottle

First, let me say that when Inktober began, I had no intentions of creating drawings or narratives that included cruelty and violence. These things are not part of my life, and I have no idea why these concepts are emerging

Swollen

While creating people monsters, I recently sketched this fellow. I liked him, and when I noticed swollen as an Inktober prompt, I decided that Fat Uncle George would be a perfect illustration. Yes, he’s another member of the dysfunctional family I’ve been creating

Swollen

While creating people monsters, I recently sketched this fellow. I liked him, and when I noticed swollen as an Inktober prompt, I decided that Fat Uncle George would be a perfect illustration. Yes, he’s another member of the dysfunctional family I’ve been creating

Angular

While drawing weird monsters at the library one morning, I created a very angular man — his body a long, narrow triangle, his head another triangle. He wasn’t one of my favorites but when I saw angular as a prompt for Inktober,

Angular

While drawing weird monsters at the library one morning, I created a very angular man — his body a long, narrow triangle, his head another triangle. He wasn’t one of my favorites but when I saw angular as a prompt for Inktober,

Weak

Back in the 1950’s every comic book — and many magazines — had an advertisement in the back about Joe, the 97-lb. weakling. That’s how he began, you see, and bullies used to come along and kick sand in his

Weak

Back in the 1950’s every comic book — and many magazines — had an advertisement in the back about Joe, the 97-lb. weakling. That’s how he began, you see, and bullies used to come along and kick sand in his