My Creative Resolution – Watercolor, Illustration, Print Pattern Design

InkTober days 5-8

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It’s interesting to see what everyone chooses to draw for InkTober, how they interpret the same prompts (if they use the prompts), and even how we all struggle to draw every day.

Long Beach, NY boardwalk #inktober
On day 5 the prompt was “long.” Having grown up in Long Beach I knew immediately what I wanted to draw. I did a quick sketch of the boardwalk and thought, “Is this too sloppy to post?” Of course the point is to post the good with the bad. Funny enough, my husband commented, “Can I have that?”

Farmers Market sketches
On day 6 I drew early morning with my coffee – some sketches for a “farmers market” print pattern. I swore I would draw later and this wasn’t my InkTober sketch, but in the end I never got back to it.

Shy #inktober
I loved the day 7 prompt of “shy.” I had a picture in my mind of a little girl holding her mom’s leg. Her favorite stuffed animal held tightly. I found an image similar to my vision online to use as reference.

Crooked teeth #inktober
Day 8 – crooked. Not a particularly attractive drawing. But this was what came to mind!

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Author: Eileen McKenna {my creative resolution}

Web and Print Designer living in New York. I blog about painting, illustration, and designing patterns. Inquires are welcome.

5 thoughts on “InkTober days 5-8

  1. Pingback: Inktober 2017 – Day Eight Entry – A Life Marred – Sketches By Nitesh

  2. Greetings Eileen!
    Awesome drawings! I love the watercolors too!!
    Thanks for the comments too- inspirational.
    Cheers,

    Trish

  3. There are only so many hours in the day. And a drawing in ink was done. It’s hard to do more than one creative thing in a day with work etc.

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