|Trick 'R' Treat!|
Like you, I'm hesitantly acclimating to the horrors of the new normal (without pretending there's anything normal about it). I find myself wistfully looking back on a simpler time-- last month-- when I allowed myself the fun of indulging in some fake horror: the annual Drawlloween & Inktober challenges.
Hurrying to post an ink drawing on an assigned theme every day proved a refresher course in the many ways an image can go south from concept to finish, and in the ways things go wrong at the last minute-- train delays, unresponsive computers, and other interruptions. A few of the pictures posted past midnight into the next day. But it was great for warming up, trying techniques, and developing spontaneity. I surprised myself more than once.
The drawings? There were weird ones,...
|Thursday the Thirteenth|
|They Came from Outer Space! (Inktober: "Box")|
|Horses & Headless Men|
|Drive-In Creature Feature|
|8 Legs, 1,000 Eggs|
|Witchcraft Wednesday ("flight")|
|Slimy Swamps, Foggy Bogs|
|Call of C'Thursday (Inktober: "Creepy")|
|Phantom Phriday ("Big")|