Inky Sadness



Today is the start of Inktober, a drawing challenge where you create one ink drawing a day throughout the entire month of October. On the official 2019 Inktober prompt list the prompt word for today is ring.

'things are about to get inky' on DADA

I created two digital drawings on DADA on the Inktober theme, but for my main ink drawings for this challenge I've created my own prompt list that fits with a project I'm working on right now. So, my word for today is sadness.

An ink drawing


The drawing was created using my dip pen and black drawing inks to draw the outline, then a brush to add the inks and water.



Ink on paper

If you want to see some of my previous ink illustrations check out DWELLING, an illustrated crime novel collaboration between myself and fellow Steemian @dougkarr, set in New York’s Lower East Side. Dwelling is now available in print and ePub.


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You can find my tokenized art on SuperRare, KnownOrigin and MakersPlace.

Comments 9

Now that's minimalist art. Following!

01.10.2019 23:39

Yes, I like to declutter my drawings :D

02.10.2019 08:10

Nicely done my friend.

02.10.2019 01:08

Thank you!

02.10.2019 08:09

Nice one. It has a very simple minimalist look about it. I like it. It looks like a dip pen would be fun to use. I dont think I've ever tried writing or drawing with one

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02.10.2019 06:33

One you get the hand of them they are pretty simple to use, I have a few different ones but the main one I draw with belonged to my great aunt, and is pretty old.

02.10.2019 08:09

Ohhhh:) I always admired how you can tell an emotion nearly with one stroke:) Happy inktober to all of us:)

02.10.2019 12:19

I'll let you into a secret, I practice my ink strokes a lot before I create the drawings.

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