Category Archives: Challenges and Contests

Art Matters

I spent time on Friday and Saturday setting up and attending a student art show sponsored by one of the art clubs I belong to. It was exciting to see a variety of artworks entered from students at various grade

Art Matters

I spent time on Friday and Saturday setting up and attending a student art show sponsored by one of the art clubs I belong to. It was exciting to see a variety of artworks entered from students at various grade

Happy Halloween

I saved one Inktober prompt for today. It’s the gift prompt. When that prompt appeared, I spent a morning making Halloween silhouette drawings as gifts for the grandkids. Here’s one: The colors are actually a little brighter than you see from the

Happy Halloween

I saved one Inktober prompt for today. It’s the gift prompt. When that prompt appeared, I spent a morning making Halloween silhouette drawings as gifts for the grandkids. Here’s one: The colors are actually a little brighter than you see from the

Thunder and Friends

I have finished Inktober! My final drawing will appear tomorrow to mark the official end of the month-long celebration of pen-and-ink drawing. I have skipped around a bit with the prompts, so I’ve now played “catch-up” with several at once

Thunder and Friends

I have finished Inktober! My final drawing will appear tomorrow to mark the official end of the month-long celebration of pen-and-ink drawing. I have skipped around a bit with the prompts, so I’ve now played “catch-up” with several at once

Stretch

The fellow I drew for the stretch prompt didn’t turn out quite as long and stretchy as I’d first envisioned him. I turned my paper the wrong way, too, and that didn’t help his physique. Still, I’m very happy with Detective Stretch who

Stretch

The fellow I drew for the stretch prompt didn’t turn out quite as long and stretchy as I’d first envisioned him. I turned my paper the wrong way, too, and that didn’t help his physique. Still, I’m very happy with Detective Stretch who

Prickly

Along with doodle monsters, I’ve been drawing a lot of comical Halloween-themed figures — playful ghosts, smiling vampires, and cross-eyed witches, among others. I’ve had fun with these friendly monsters, and for the prickly prompt I called upon one of my favorites

Prickly

Along with doodle monsters, I’ve been drawing a lot of comical Halloween-themed figures — playful ghosts, smiling vampires, and cross-eyed witches, among others. I’ve had fun with these friendly monsters, and for the prickly prompt I called upon one of my favorites

Chop

I chopped onions yesterday, so for the chop prompt, that was an immediate thought. I even sketched a trio of onions. I didn’t like the drawing, though, so I went for the next thought — a chopper. Actually, I’m not sure

Chop

I chopped onions yesterday, so for the chop prompt, that was an immediate thought. I even sketched a trio of onions. I didn’t like the drawing, though, so I went for the next thought — a chopper. Actually, I’m not sure

Muddy

I came up with lots of possibilities for muddy as a drawing prompt, but at the same time I was baffled as to how to illustrate them. Mud is fun to play in when you’re a kid, but it’s not so

Muddy

I came up with lots of possibilities for muddy as a drawing prompt, but at the same time I was baffled as to how to illustrate them. Mud is fun to play in when you’re a kid, but it’s not so