033: Pushing Back the Dark
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You’ve helped change the world… you just realize it yet.
There were well over 4000 pieces of art drawn in October for our Promptober challenge. Whether you started and finished, or didn’t quite make it this time, you should feel good about this. You’ve helped change the world.
Each and every piece of art you put out into the world, you’re adding something to the greater good. It might not feel like it. But I assure you it’s true.
The world is full of forces that destroy, tear things down. Tear YOU down.
As artists, I feel it’s then our job to shine the light of creation back into that darkness.
Even if you’re only drawing on a post-it note.
You may never know it, but your art out there in the void, might inspire more and more people. It could change someones mood from dark to light.
It could spark ideas.
It’s a domino effect.
And it all starts in your mind, to your hand, to paper (or pixels).
I believe that that nobody even needs to SEE the art you’ve made. The creative energy itself is blasted out there, pushing back the darkness.
From you, and away from others.
The pencil is your mighty divining rod.
Let that though sink in and inspire you.
DRAW SOMETHING TODAY.
I wish we could have given EVERYONE who took part a prize. Maybe someday I can be like MrBeast and give you all suitcases full of cash. I’d like that.
CONGRATS PROMPTOBER WINNERS!
Sketchboard Pro = Nina Bolen
CANVAS Lamp = Rich Trask
MAKERS CABINET IRIS = Jaime Shilen
MAKERS CABINET HØVEL = Barry Linck
D01 DAPPER™ PEN WALLET= Sean Cohea
BLACKWING Tribute to Animation Pack =Jaliz Scanlan
SAPIEN STONE = Christy Johnson
FIELD NOTES PACK = Stacey Jeffrey
Blackwing x Image Comics Pencils = Dan Genovesi
Alternate 1 (buttons + DED vol. 1)= Sascha Beeput
Alternate 2 (buttons + DED vol. 1)= Jessica Nunez
Alternate 3 (buttons + DED vol. 1)= Kitana Naranjo
Alternate 4 (buttons + DED vol. 1)= Jennifer Costilla
Aleasha will be in touch to coordinate your prizes!
ALSO for those who took part in PROPSTOBER, we didn’t forget about you either! Check your email!
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Keeping it short and sweet this week. NEXT week I’ll deep dive into the Childrens Book topic!
I hope you all draw every damn day!
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