If you’re an illustrator, you know all about Inktober (created by Jake Parker for the month of October). If you don’t, you should. It was even highlighted by SCBWI this year!
Finally, here’s the last prompt. I tried to think of something I hadn’t shown with a child already and this is what I came up with.
There are so many different ways I could’ve gone with this. BUT I decided I didn’t want to do anything too elaborate.
I had a harder time with this one, but then I started to think about who really expresses this emotion this time of year: kids. And rather than show what they were wondering at, I wanted to focus on that expression. It was helpful that I saw one such kiddo at the Christmas Eve candlelight ceremony […]
Soooo I got behind. I’m a terrible contest host. I’m sorry. I didn’t expect school to be quite that intense this last week and I completely forgot about family visiting out of town and presents that needed to get finished (us creative types like to make them, you know). I’m sure I’m NOT alone in […]
It really doesn’t help to have a prompt if you’ve already used it as a background for something else. Trying to come up with something fresh for the same topic is more of a challenge.
I admit that this was NOT the easiest prompt for me. I had NOTHING for inspiration. THUS it is a day late.
What better surprise is there around Christmas time?
I started with a different idea, but then I saw a flock of Bohemian Waxwings and knew what I had to do.
So I’m a few days behind. Time to catch up!