Inktober Portrait Challenge

Hosted by Dorian Iten
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👍 Challenge Rules

  1. Make a drawing in ink (you can do a pencil under-drawing if you want).
  2. Post it on our Discord server.
  3. Repeat.

✨ why is this challenge special?

  • It is community-based
    You get access to a dedicated Discord server.
  • It is focused on skill acquisition
    You get prompts designed to help you learn.
  • Weekly community calls
    Ask questions, meet other artists, and get feedback on your work.

🏠 Weekly Community calls

Dorian will host weekly calls each Saturday at this timeJoin us, meet other artists, ask questions and get feedback on your drawings. Just share your work on our Discord server to be included in feedback. We’ll prioritize active participants. 

💬 Prompts

We will share daily drawing prompts about master studies, head construction, facial features, creative mark-making, notan value studies and more. Or you can join our community in coming up with new prompts on Discord!

😅 "Do I need to draw every day?"

This challenge is meant to be fun. Anyone can participate at their individual level of commitment. It might be helpful to set a goal for yourself. For example, “post daily” or “post every other day”, or “post once a week”. Whatever you decide, just be consistent with it. Inktober is about growing and improving and forming positive habits, so the more consistent you are, the more you will benefit.

🙋‍♂️ Team

This challenge is hosted by Dorian Iten (@dorian.visuals), Chiara Moiraghi (@kiatucano), and Hofan Chau (@wild.heart.root). Our intention is to foster a supportive community and have fun making art together.