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On track with Inktober: Weekly Art Dispatch, No.34 🎨

25 October 2021 - Reading time: 5 minutes

Still October: still Inktober and Drawabox. I've now hit my stride for Inktober, while striving to maintain an open, exploratory mindset for those drawings.

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Inktober continues: Weekly Art Dispatch, No.33 🎨

18 October 2021 - Reading time: 4 minutes

How are we already halfway through October!? This will be a quick Dispatch, because it's Inktober all month, all the time -- with a bit of Drawabox on the side.

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Quarterly Art Review: stepping up my digital art game in Q3, 2021. 🎨

14 October 2021 - Reading time: 8 minutes

It's time again to pause and look back at July to September. Here are Quarter 1 and Quarter 2's reviews.

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Finishing the 50 Bird challenge: Weekly Art Dispatch No. 32🎨

3 October 2021 - Reading time: 6 minutes

I got quite busy with RL matters and didn't publish a Dispatch last week. So here is another double issue.

After the intense focus of the big bazaar illustration in Dispatch 31, I dialed things back and did two weeks of smaller, faster art pieces. Amongst other things, I finished one drawing challenge, and just in time for a new art challenge: Inktober.

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Finishing a bazaar stall: Weekly Art Dispatch No. 31 🎨

21 September 2021 - Reading time: 8 minutes

I finished my digital painting of a bazaar stall, the most complicated and involved digital painting I've created to date. Through this I discovered the limits of my current digital painting process, and, for the first time in about a year, faced a loss of nerve and had to figure out how to overcome it. In all, this was a good learning experience!

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Painting a bazaar stall (work in progress): Weekly Art Dispatch No. 30 🎨

15 September 2021 - Reading time: 7 minutes

This week I started delving further into the kind of environmental painting that I've wanted to do for a while. And boy, this is a dive into the deep end of composition and painting, and I'm still floundering around trying to reach the other side. But first, some fun studies to decompress.

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