inktober retrospective

  Inktober is over. Time to look back through the month and see what I can do better. The Bad Brush pen skills didn’t really improve over the course of the the month, but my confidence in using them did. The first day may have had some of the best linework. I like the delicate line that my timidity with the brush pen gave me, but as my confidence grew over the course of the month I was soon just slapping down the ink. Day 2 was one of my lowest points in inktober. Watson’s gesture is so stiff and…

inktober day 31 found

Today is the last of my sherlock holmes themed inktober. And somehow I skipped ‘found’ yesterday on  jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list. So here is yesterday’s inktober today. And yesterday’s was today’s. (This is more confusing then time travel.) To further complicate matters, I can’t find my brush pen so today’s drawing is in fountain pen (with no underdrawing, yikes.) But it looks like the worlds greatest detective has found it. if you haven’t checked them out yet, please go take a look at the entire run of sherlock holmes inktober 2017 drawings. fair warning: some are better than others….

inktober day 30 masks

day 30! masks! so many exclamation points! too many! i can’t believe its the end of my sherlock holmes themed inktober. (based on the prompts from jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list.) and here’s a look at the sketch i did before i inked today’s entry (watson’s pose changed a bit and for some reason i managed to ink sherlock’s head in a way that he kind of looks like he has long sideburns) my sherlock holmes themed inktober continues  with prompts from jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list. if you haven’t checked them out yet, please go take a look at the…

inktober day 29 united

i can’t believe inktober is almost over. i’ve loved spending time with sherlock and watson day 29: united my sherlock holmes themed inktober continues  with prompts from jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list. previously on sherlock holmes inktober 2017 past inktobers: inktober2016 inktober2015 inktober2014

inktober day 26 squeak

How about a robert downey jr/guy ritchie inspired basil of baker st for today’s inktober prompt ‘squeak,’ as I continue my Sherlock Holmes Inktober (inspired by jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list) please visit the website of original basil of baker st artist paul galdone previously on sherlock holmes inktober 2017 Check out my past inktobers here: inktober2016 inktober2015 inktober2014

inktober day 25 ship

Welcome to everybody who discovered this sketchbook through wordpress discover. If you’re new here, I’m a graphic designer by day and screentone.org is my sketchbook home on the internet. Currently I’m 25 days into jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list, however, I’ve decided to do mine with a Sherlock Holmes bent. Today’s prompt is ‘ship’, and my drawing today ‘draws’ upon days 20 and 11 of this month. If you’re curious about materials I’m using a pentel brush pen and am working in an apica sketchbook. (Though partway through the sketchbook I froze up and couldn’t draw in it for awhile. I…

inktober day 18 filthy

prompt is filthy, so here’s a look at the baker street irregulars as i get nearly caught up on my Sherlock Holmes Inktober inspired by  jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list. previously on sherlock holmes inktober 2017 inktober2016 inktober2015 inktober2014 Here’s a few images from the internet I looked to for reference and inspiration. This one I liked for the camraderie: This one I liked for the brick wall: This one I liked for the tall kid:

inktober day 16 fat

Almost caught up on my Sherlock Holmes Inktober inspired by  jake parker’s official inktober 2017 prompt list. Today’s prompt: fat. I imagine Sherlock has come to the Diogenes Club to ask Mycroft for help and Mycroft is able to solve the problem without even glancing up from his newspaper. previously on sherlock holmes inktober 2017

inktober day 13 teeming

Sherlock Holmes themed inktober inspired by  jake parker‘s official inktober 2017 prompt list. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images) from this website not sure I made it quite teeming enough day 12 shattered day 11 run day 10 gigantic day 9 screech day 8 crooked day 7 shy day 6 sword day 5 long day 4 underwater day 3 poison day 2 divided day 1 swift

inktober day 12 shattered

still catching up. Here’s a couple of earlier ones I did, but didn’t make the cut. (Including a continuation of sorts from day 10 gigantic. I’m working from jake parker‘s official inktober 2017 prompt list, but Sherlock Holmes themed. day 11 run day 10 gigantic day 9 screech day 8 crooked day 7 shy day 6 sword day 5 long day 4 underwater day 3 poison day 2 divided day 1 swift

inktober day 10 gigantic

watson caught in the clutches of a gigantic Holmes robot. catching up. day 10. inktober 2017, pencil, ink I’m working from jake parker‘s official inktober 2017 prompt list, but within the world of Sherlock Holmes. day 9 screech day 8 crooked day 7 shy day 6 sword day 5 long day 4 underwater day 3 poison day 2 divided day 1 swift

inktober day 9 screech

  i just kept drawing since i was never happy with the result. I’m still not happy – but deadlines. added some watercolor to some of the rejected versions because i should learn watercolor too probably.   inktober 2017, pencil, ink I’m working from jake parker‘s official inktober 2017 prompt list, but within the world of Sherlock Holmes. day 8 crooked day 7 shy day 6 sword day 5 long day 4 underwater day 3 poison day 2 divided day 1 swift