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Suzy Walker-Toye
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Today’s official Inktober prompt is Bottle. Giorgio Morandi was an Italian painter who specialised in still life. This is my version of his etching Grande natura morta con la lampada a destra, 1928. Materials used: Seawhite of Brighton A5 ringbound…
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Today’s official Inktober prompt is swollen. Here is my quick portrait of Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace, famous for her plastic surgery lips. There is so much pressure it must be so difficult aging gracefully in the fashion world. Would you…
#Inktober – Day 17 – Swollen
#Inktober – Day 17 – Swollen
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Today’s official Inktober prompt is Angular. I reflected on yesterday’s mid-challenge slump and decided to do something a little different with today’s sketch. This looks a little bit like a hot mess but hear me out… this is my take on Georges Braque’s,…
#Inktober – Day 16 – Angular – After Braque
#Inktober – Day 16 – Angular – After Braque
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I arrived when everyone was on a break and they decided to do a 40min pose, yay, my favourite. 40mins really allows me to get into using the medium. I still think i need to go darker in with my blacks so that is what I’ll try and concentrate on next week.…
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Today’s official Inktober prompt is Weak. Which is what I think of this sketch. When I drew this I was feeling the mid-challenge drag (its an actual thing). I know from past experience I need to push through the slump and get to the drawing goodness on…
#Inktober – Day 15 – Weak
#Inktober – Day 15 – Weak
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Today official Inktober prompt is Clock. I really love this old fashioned art deco clock. You see things a lot like this on grand mantelpieces when you visit country houses and National Trust properties (in the UK). Materials used: Seawhite of Brighton A5…
#Inktober – Day 14 – Clock
#Inktober – Day 14 – Clock
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Today’s official Inktober prompt is Guarded. This is the beautiful Maria Amanda (aka @mariaamanda_official). Her Instagram profile is amazing!   Materials used: Seawhite of Brighton A5 ringbound Sketchbook, 150gsm Twsbi Vac700R fountain pen (with custom…
#Inktober – Day 13 – Guarded
#Inktober – Day 13 – Guarded
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Today official Inktober prompt is Whale. Not terribly original but I did enjoy drawing him. Ive never seen a whale underwater (once from a boat in the Red Sea which is quite unusal), have you ever seen one? Materials used: Seawhite of Brighton A5…
#Inktober – Day 12 – Whale
#Inktober – Day 12 – Whale
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Today official Inktober prompt is Cruel. Its supposed to be Ghenis Khan, I was so so tired when I drew this as the initial fountain pen sketch (see below). I tried to rescue it with a new pen that arrived – Pilot Futayaku double-sided brush pen (grey on…
#Inktober – Day 11 – Cruel
#Inktober – Day 11 – Cruel
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Today official Inktober prompt is Flowing. I would have done this better if I didnt have a ring bound sketchbook I think – this will be the last time I buy one. I couldnt get my hand onto the page where I wanted because the rings were in the way.  …
#Inktober – Day 10 – Flowing
#Inktober – Day 10 – Flowing
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