Keeping it simple on October's pocket calendar spread which gave me a light and airy page that does not speak to traditional fall colors. The leaves have barely started turning color here, so it is just as well. Quick! What do you call a two-color palette? Yeah, I couldn't remember either, but I found it fun to limit myself to just green (two shades) and yellow. Maybe there isn't a term for it, but instead a term for where those two colors lie on the color wheel. Without purposely thinking about it, I've chosen an analogous scheme which is two colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. Can you spot the motif that tested where the color would go and made me change my mind about that?
It's also time for INKtober again, that challenge to draw something with pen and ink each day of October. Last year I decided to draw all my cups and mugs but got a late start. This year I remembered it was coming up and have settled on drawing my shoes and boots. Time to get the gel pens and fountain pens out for some daily exercise! Why not join me? The rules are simple and there's even an official list of daily prompts if, unlike me, you are at a loss as to what to draw. Visit the official INKtober site at http://mrjakeparker.com/inktober/ for everything you need to know about INKtober plus a great review of Jake's favorite pens.
To see my sketches from last year, visit these posts: