Inktober 2018 – week #1

Those of you following my illustration/painting account on Instagram (OceandreamIllustration) know by now that Inktober 2018 is up and running full steam ahead.

Should there be anyone who doesn’t know: Inktober was started in 2009 by illustrator Jake Parker as a tool to practice ink drawings. Inktober has its own website, (Inktober), but really you can find lots and lots of awesome ink drawings all over social media. There is an official Inktober list with 31 prompts, but there’s also a ton of lists created by other artists around different topics and such. Oh, and by the way, there is not only Inktober, but also Drawtober (link), which is similar to Inktober, but ‘allows’ for any and all media and has also a list of prompts.

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Art and beauty, a winning combination – but…

Hello, and happy weekend!

In preparation for Inktober (which I highly recommend you participate in if you have the time, btw) I was looking over some of the artwork that I haven’t shared

over this past year. Many of you know a lot of times my artwork evolves around characters that are by design beautiful, graceful or otherwise aesthetically appealing. Most of my manga characters, for example, like this one here

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