Category Archives: Challenges and Contests

Coming Soon

I am ready for Inktober. Well, almost. Actually I’m planning to buy a new set of pens since several of my dearly beloved Pitt artist pens are running on empty. I remember when I bought that set of pens. How

Coming Soon

I am ready for Inktober. Well, almost. Actually I’m planning to buy a new set of pens since several of my dearly beloved Pitt artist pens are running on empty. I remember when I bought that set of pens. How

Ready for a Challenge?

Although we’re not yet even half-way through August, I’m thinking ahead. October will be here before we know it, and that means Inktober will be here, as well. I’ve participated in Inktober three times, but last year was the first

Ready for a Challenge?

Although we’re not yet even half-way through August, I’m thinking ahead. October will be here before we know it, and that means Inktober will be here, as well. I’ve participated in Inktober three times, but last year was the first

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