Never undertake Drawnalism in a language you don't understand. Such is the advice offered by Dario Paniagua on LinkedIn and it is some advice which we can get right behind....
Keen followers of my Twitter feed – @drawnalismAlex – may have noticed a some mildly cryptic images appearing over the last couple of weeks. I’ve been participating in Inktober – an annual drawing challenge that takes place on social media. The rules are simple
You can draw whatever you like, although they do also provide a Prompt List with a word for each day that you can choose to interpret as you wish. I also decided – where possible – to make the drawing relate to what I was doing that day, and photograph it in situ.
Some of the connections have been a little tangential, I’ll admit, and I’ve even included images that I drew whilst at the Copa Cogeca Farmers Congress in Linz (along with a couple of bonus sketches)!
It’s been a fun exercise help get me back in the habit of drawing daily and, as we’re at the halfway point, here’s the story so far:
There’s two more weeks of sketching to come – and it’s not too late to join in! You can follow my progress over on my Twitter stream.