I have been working on drawing characters every day since February 17, 2018. My goal is to draw one character each day in a daily diary book. I have missed a few days. I recently ran across #the100dayproject on Facebook, and thought, maybe this will help keep me on track!
My hope is to draw a character a day through the entire year–but 100 days might make it feel a little more manageable. After the 100 days is over, I will review all the drawings and choose some fav’s to revise and develop into an illustrated story.
Some of these character drawings take an hour, some only 10 minutes. Most of them have names. They are a lot fun, and help me stay creative even when time is limited.
I’ll keep the blog posted. These are some of the characters I have done since I started in February.
I did a pretty good job keeping up, I missed a few days here and there but overall I feel pretty good about it. One thing I didn’t do was follow the prompts…for some reason this year I felt a little overwhelmed by the prompts. #sktchy proved a good inspiration source for #inktober this year.
Already looking forward to next year!
Oh, and it was super exciting to be one of the #sktchy picks! That was cool.
Day 15 and 16 of #inktober. Not spending loads of time on my drawings, but I feel good that I am getting in one a day! It’s a back to the day job day, so hoping to get one in after work today.
Really enjoyed drawing our friend John Gray’s dog Sunshine. She looks so sad looking up at us! I need to draw her with her happy face next. Below is from #sktchy with some nice orange ink.
I don’t know why but I love doing these faces…quickly! I spent the last two day’s in class for my day job, so not a lot of time for #inktober. This was super quick before bed. Simple. I like the shapes though, I think it would be fun to go back to my quick sketches and take a little more time refining the shapes. Thanks to #sktchy for the resource.
This is a combination of two days, a gigantic (on the page anyway) screeching squirrel. I haven’t been doing any under drawing…but felt the need for some guidelines here.
I think I am a day behind. The prompts have not worked out for me, I have just been too busy to work on concept pieces. I love having #sktchy to solve that problem. Enjoying working direct with the pen on faces.
I don’t know what day I have missed at this point, but yesterday I did two digital #inktober drawings. Using only ink tools (with the exception of dropping in a block of green color) in #Procreate. Because I was traveling I didn’t have access to my regular ink tools…so it’s super wonderful to always have my iPad to use.
I can’t seem to get with the #inktober prompts! I am stuck on #sktchy faces. This is day 4, having fun doing these quick sketches after work. It’s hard to know whether to add color or just stick with the black ink. Maybe I will try some color later on in Procreate.
Perfect timing for my #artsnacks supply delivery. Love this orange ink from Winsor & Newton. It goes onto regular sketch book paper nice and smooth! Great saturated color. I am going to have to look at more colors for this.
Nice #sktchy reference photo for today’s #inktober. Working on committing to the mark, putting the line down in ink and making it work. I haven’t been doing that for awhile, fun to try working without guidelines.
One of my favorite months! Love getting back to some ink. I decided not to follow the prompts unless it works out. #sktchy is doing #inktober so I am more inclined to work with the #sktchy photos for reference. Day one was sketching zinnia’s from my friend Renee Lammers garden (her husband Robert is in charge of the flowers). Day two back to #sktchy!
Hoping to have time tonight to work on another.