There's just something about Inktober! It doesn't seem to matter what else is going on in my life, when October rolls around, I'm pulled in. In years when I haven't participated, it felt as though something was just not right.
Just as with any other project, some of my pieces turned out exactly as they were in my head. Others not so much. Even when they don't turn out the way I imagine, I still enjoy the process. The lack of color is a challenge for me, but I generally don't back down from a challenge. :)
With the lack of in-person meetings, groups, and conferences for what seems like forever, it's great to feel part of a group with a common goal, even if I don't know any of the members personally. Checking out the work of other participants online is so inspiring! One prompt with thousands of unique interpretations. It's pretty amazing.
Over the next year, the world will start making its way back to normal (hopefully, anyway), but I will continue to make time for Inktober. Until then, here are a few of my favorites from this year's challenge.