Roasted Nuts -Inktober

in inktober •  18 days ago

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My 3rd drawing for Inktober

Theme: Roasted

This month I'm joining in with the drawing fun that is the Inktober challenge. The drawing challenge is to create one ink drawing a day for the entire month of October. You can find more details about Inktober on the website: https://inktober.com/.
For my 3rd drawing I went with the Inktober prompt suggestion of Roasted. I found this a bit of a tricky theme, but after exploring a few ideas I decided to go with roasted nuts. I chose some slightly unusual materials for this piece too!

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Source: https://inktober.com/rules/

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Creating my drawing

I went to my kitchen and got out the roll of roasting foil - today this would be my paper! Going through my pens I considered using a sharpie at first, but I liked the shade of orange in my paint pens so went with my Posca pens for the drawing.

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Drawing on the foil

I used a black Posca paint pen to draw the two peanuts on to the foil.

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I added a bit of orange paint pen to suggest the roasted nut.

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'Roasted Nuts'

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Paint pen on roasting foil

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If you want to see some of my previous ink illustrations check out DWELLING, an illustrated crime novel collaboration between myself and fellow Steemian @dougkarr, set in New York’s Lower East Side. Dwelling is now available in print and ePub.
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This is just awesome . I gone through your every post and all are amazing... I wanna try to paint that roasted nuts. Thanks for the amazing idea

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Thank you @debraj48 - glad you liked my posts.

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My pleasure

Genius idea using the foil! I love it. I was a bit faster today, so was able to post sooner. But, as my month gets busier I am sure my inks will be simpler as well.

Ink on #inktober! :)

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I think there will be a mixture of image styles (and time taken to draw) across the 31 drawings for me. Maybe a doodle on a post- it note here and there?!?

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Ooh I like that. I'm looking forward to see WHAT you draw on as well as what you draw :)

Nice!!! I didnt even think of nuts xD
Really interesting materials, foil is usually so breakable :O I guess it depends on quality. Awesome work ^^

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No, this stuff still tears pretty easily - bit of a drawing nightmare

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Even more impressive then :D

Amazing piece. Despite finding the theme challenging, you still came up wit a good idea.

I like your explanation too. Perhaps I would follow this and create mine too cause am yet to come up witg something tangible!

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Thanks, I went for a slightly quirkier doodle this time rather than the styles I used for the 1st and 2nd drawings.

Very interesting method of painting, my kids would really enjoy this, thanks for the great ideas. Great post by the way!

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Tin foil and sharpies can give some cool effects.

Great, that's a clever idea with the foil

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Thought it would be a bit of fun and fit ion with the roasting theme.

Foil? Really? :))) You can always surprise!

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Too much coffee in the morning -i thought foil would be a good idea?!?