Posts Tagged 'drawing'



Ocean Booty

Ink drawing of pirate woman by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 21 Treasure” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

She guards what’s rightfully hers with an unwavering eye. Never get between a woman and what she holds dear whether it be love, family, or a pirate’s booty. No matter the odds she will spite the odds. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #treasure #pirate #woman #ink #drawing #feather #buccaneer #shadow

Warrior Woman

Warrior Woman aiming slingshot ink drawing by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 19 Sling” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

Her expression says it all. It’s my favorite part of this ink sketch. I may revisit it later to add more detail especially on the hands. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #sling #Ink #InktoberDay19 #warriorwoman #focus

Barnyard Misfit and Gerald’s Mom

Misfit Ostrich Ink drawing by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 18 Misfit” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

I imagine that Gerald’s mom worries a lot about her son. He stands out from a crowd and never seems to fit in. He’s quite the misfit compared to the other birds. Hopefully he finds his people soon.

Over the summer we visited Woolaroc. I haven’t been there since I was eleven or so. In one of the animal areas there was an ostrich. He was quite curious, but not exactly friendly though my niece definitely tried to get him to warm up. #Inktober2019 #Inktober #InktoberDay18 #misfit #ostrich #emu #Gerald #mom #ink #drawing

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

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

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

Athena Enchanted

Ink drawing woman wearing owl headdress by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 7 Enchanted ” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

So many ideas for “Enchanted” Inktober Day 7- fantasy, folklore, and mythology. I’ve always loved drawing women and owls. Thinking about mythology and goddess, Athena embodies strength and beauty. Her weapon is her intelligence … her mind, more beautiful than flesh. I’m thinking of writing a short story specifically for each drawing once Inktober is over for this year. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #enchanted #woman #owl #drawing #ink

Pesky Crabs

Ink drawing curvy woman at beach by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 6 Husky” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

For this one I looked at plus sized models and pin ups like Hilda by Duane Bryers. I wanted to show that as women we are all beautiful no matter our size. We don’t  come in the same sized package, much like all of our personalities and experiences are all different.  Women battle their curves when I think more often than not we need to love our bodies and be more accepting. I am no different, growing up with the mindset of being big boned. I may be curvy,  but I’m comfortable in my skin. I’m not fat and hope the world sees my strength and my beauty. #Inktober #Inktober2019 #husky #art #ink #drawing

Mindless

Ink drawing Man listening to music by Alecia Goodman

“Inktober Day 2 Mindless” ©2019 alecia goodman to present

I had to really think about this one. In our house most of the time you are fully absorbed in a book. Every once in a while to relax though I escape into music … completely mindless from my surroundings.  #Inktober #Inktober2019 #mindless


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