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The second day is here, the theme for today is "mindless" a somewhat difficult idea (but not as much as tomorrow's, I still do not know what to draw) but after giving a couple of turns to the matter I resolved with an old saying.

Nothing more dangerous than a monkey with a blade

I've always been amused by that phrase, did anyone ever give a leaf to a monkey to see what was going on? What happened next? I pity the poor little monkey and the fool who dared to try to take the blade away from him.

-Step 1:

With an HB pencil I sketched my idea, making soft strokes that would allow them to be easily erased, because if they are done with a lot of force, there would be cracks in the paper and thinking.


-Step 2:

With the black pen I delineated the whole drawing using as a guide the strokes of the sketch, which I erased later traphite.



-Step 3:

It's time for the black marker to come into action, its function is quite simple, fill in the large spaces that go in solid black, taking care of trse.



-Step 4:

For the details, I used again the black pen, I wanted that the coat of the monkey was noticed a little and for this the pen was the indicated one, I only had to make strokes in the direction of the haspaces.


I'll leave you a little gif with the whole process in it, so you can better appreciate the step by step.

What is inktober?

The inktober is an initiative created by the illustrator Jake Parker in 2009, in order to improve his artistic skills, although over the years has made a great impact on the international artistic community. The challenge is to make a drawing with ink every day, hence its name, "ink" (ink) "tober" (October), although for the most part this is respected, many other artists prefer to stay in their comfort zone, so you can see illustrations made with watercolors, graphite, charcoal, digital and any existing technique.


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Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Ring Mindless -- -- -- -- --
Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14
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Day 15 Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20 Day 21
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Day 22 Day 23 Day 24 Day 25 Day 26 Day 27 Day 28
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Day 29 Day 30 Day 31
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If you are looking to improve your artistic skills, this challenge is for you, you can publish your results on social networks using the hagstag #inktober or #inktober2019. See you in a future post!

Copyright @hadley4

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03.10.2019 04:33

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03.10.2019 15:37

This is so cool! The lines are super clean! I'm curious what he's holding in his hand! Also, the last step in the gif you added in some additional rendering/ambient occlusion! Was that with the same pen using very light strokes?? Haha, I get so lazy I just smudge ink around so I should definitely try that.

04.10.2019 01:47


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04.10.2019 03:08

Not that much of a fan. The ink is there but I think there are lots of monkeys more clever than what message you are trying to deliver.

04.10.2019 12:22