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Archive for the 'illustration' Category

Wizened Age

Old man father time ink drawing by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 14 Overgrown” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

Age equals more hair to shave. His hair, eyebrows,  and beard are more than overgrown. Although his appearance may be wizened with the years he’s accumulated his life begins anew with every new birth. For he is known throughout the eons as Father Time. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #overgrown #InktoberDay14 #fathertime #hair #beard

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Smoking Ash

Child chimney sweep ink drawing by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 13 Ash” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

“Hmmm … I have a brilliant idea. Here hold this.” The smile and eyes remind me of my brother and his wild ideas. Then again I may have done some of my own antics. Luckily we missed out on the Victorian age and child labor. It makes me think of Mary Poppins … a nice story, though it tends to glamorize the idea of chimney sweeps. I imagine that soot and ash were caked on their bodies and clothes. Sadly built up in their lungs too. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #InktoberDay13 #ash #chimneysweep #boy #victorian #drawing

Walking “Fido”

Ink drawing of a girl and dragon by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 12 Dragon” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

There’s two possible stories to go with this one. Maybe this innocent and naive girl took her dog for a walk. She is too busy daydreaming to realize her dog has been eaten and she’s leading a dragon. I think I like the second story best. What if she has her very own pet dragon and takes her precious Fido on walks. Think of all their amazing adventures and how tricky it would be to take care of such a giant beastie. Which story direction do you like better? #Inktober #Inktober2019 #dragon #fido #walk #InktoberDay12 #ink #drawing

Melting Home

Polar bear cub ink drawing by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 11 Snow” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

My home is shrinking. My food is harder to find. I must swim further and further to find my food and home. My babies, what world will you inherit … Polar bears are one of the species facing extinction due to climate change and sadly could happen faster than anyone expected. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #snow #InktoberDay11 #polarbear #climatechange #cub

Bee Comb

Bee with honeycomb ink drawing by a

“Inktober Day 10 Pattern” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

What’s in a pattern? Repeats of similar shapes especially in fabric and wallpapers. Nature does have patterns too. They are bold and beautiful though at times fragile like the existence of the bees. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #pattern #bee #honeycomb #nature

Let Her Fly

Ink drawing of woman aerial artist by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 9 Swing” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

I get to blame the weather for being so late on this one. I was battling a migraine. Hopefully I can get caught up.

I’ve always thought swinging was akin to flying. Peter Pan had it made, care free and could fly anywhere. Aerial artistry is beautiful and I tried to capture just an instance. I loved the contortion of the body and the foreshortening … not to mention that hair. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #swing #InktoberDay9 #aerial #contortion #peterpan #flying

Sideways

Ink drawing of very thin woman by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 8 Frail” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

Looking at things sideways. Frail, to be weak or thin. Beautiful, though lacking strength. Lighter than air … don’t  look away she might just disappear. Not everyone will grasp the idea of frail with this drawing, but I hope they understand the direction. Would you see this as frail? #Inktober #InktoberDay8 #drawing #ink #Inktober2019  #frail #thin #woman


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