Inktober was created in 2009 by illustrator Jake Parker as a way to get better at inking.
It's since grown into a worldwide art event every October.
It's a month long celebration of drawing, creativity and self-improvement.
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People who push themselves just outside their comfort zone get the most out of the challenge.
Figure out what that is for you, set a goal, and work your hardest to reach it.
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Use whatever inking tools you have available to you.
Whether it's a Bic pen, sharpie marker, or the latest Japanese brush pen.
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Initially, the challenge of Inktober was focused on traditional inking.
Although learning how to ink digitally is a skill separate from traditional inking it is no less valid. 
It's been a while since I've drawn the traditional way, so here goes!
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 Following Jake Parker's prompts.
P O I S O N
Day 1
R O A S T E D
Day 2
S P E L L
Day 3
The Only Way Is Up