Inktober (Day 18)…

I’ve decided to do Inktober this month. 😀  Find out more about Inktober, here. Basically it’s a month long encouragement to draw every day.

Today I decided to incorporate both the official prompt list and the zentangle prompt list.

Today’s prompts were Filthy and the tangle Ix


Today’s prompts were a bit more difficult… I wracked my brain for what to do for Filthy… at first I thought about adding brown watercolor to simulate mud, but then I told myself that I was ‘cheating’ for that prompt because I wasn’t drawing it in ink.  So I continued trying to figure out what to do, I tried to draw a mud splatter, but I just wasn’t feeling it and tossed it aside.  Then I told myself that it was my tile and I made the rules… and there is only one rule: Be creative this month, everyday.  So I went back to my original idea and made a splatter with brown, black and white watercolors to be ‘filthy’.  Then I tangled the zentangle pattern Ix all over the filthy tile.  I’m glad I went back to my original idea, I think it turned out rather neat. 😀

By the way, can you see a bird or penguin shape in the black watercolor?

Tools Used:

  • Ecoline Liquid Watercolor (sepia, black, white)
  • Copic Multiliner (sepia) (0.1)
  • Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils (3 shades of brown)
  • Prismacolor Premier Colorless Blender Marker
  • Gelly Roll pen (white)
  • General’s Charcoal White Pencil

Mug drawing…

For my husband’s morning tea, I practiced Ix


The pups are insanely cute… but they like to put their faces and heads in odd places… Penny is leaning up against a cabinet, Duke is dangerously close to the wheels of the office chair…

Duke’s Paws

Until next time…


Kind thoughts and comments are always welcome...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s