I split Inktober 2019 into three short comics that used the official prompts. For the middle third of October, I did a sequel to last year’s Inktober comic Together Alone. I really enjoyed revisiting the supernatural seas! Maybe a happy ending next year… maybe.
I split Inktober 2018 into several small projects. For the middle two weeks of October, I tried my hand at a short black and white horror comic. It ended up not being very scary, but creating a narrative out of the prompts was a fun challenge and I am proud of the tragic tale that resulted. People were divided about my schoolmistressy handwriting — some found it tough to read, others said it added a lot of personality.
I overachieved in 2017 and combined the official Inktober prompt list with the Dralloween prompts of artist Mab Graves. I kept it all in my sketchbook and brought back a few of the characters from previous years to have some fun with their development. Sketches and references shown. The first half of the month:
I wasn’t feeling the prompts for any of the Halloween Challenges in 2016, so I came up with my own list. I also went back to a purely hand drawn challenge, working with microns and Pitt Pen markers in a battered Moleskine sketchbook. I loved this year — some fun, tiny toons resulted. The first half of the month: