Think-Tober

Finally, and with what is going to be a minimum amount of fanfare, here are the last 10 days of visual Haiku for October. I learnt an awful lot about myself and how my mind works best with these last images: however, we did go a fair bit off-piste with the ‘ink’ element. What this teaches me is that if I’m going to use a format going forward, then it needs to be defined a fair way in advance… which is now the plan with December’s Haiku ‘project’ which goes into pre-production this week.

#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 22: Snack Attack.

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#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 23: Nobody Cares…

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I like writing on things, not just pieces of paper, making items props: whether its the crisp packet whose contents I then ate or the Butternut Squash that became dinner, I’m also keen on recycling whenever possible. I’d also want to find more interesting means by which the Internet can be utilised, especially where video is concerned.

#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 24: Squashed.

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#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 25: New Document.

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There was a temptation just to use squares or rectangles for text. There’s gotta be more shapes, especially if it is Christmas.

#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober quotes. Day 26: Warm Sound.

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#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 27: Onwards and Upwards

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Also, I gotta stop being embarrassed about doing stuff in public places. THIS IS ART AFTER ALL.

#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 28: Mellow Fruitfuness.

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#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from @inktober #inktober2017 prompts. Day 29: Grief.

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Of all the pieces I produced, this is probably my favourite, as it combines music and a real, tangible emotion of utter grief. I still miss David Bowie every day. This album has become my soundtrack for so many things and provided the perfect artistic backdrop for me to make Blackstar part of what I am. I hope he would approve.

#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 30: Business Card

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#ThinkTober: 31 Haiku from #inktober2017 @inktober prompts. Day 31: Done ✅

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By the end of the month, something significant had altered within me. This project was liberating, and enlightening. I truly showed what I was, and what was possible as a means of expression. I’ll absolutely be doing this again, in various forms going forward, quite possibly on a bi-monthly basis.

This is the most fun I’ve had making stuff for myself since my mid-teens.

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