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★ Star (Inktober 2018 – Day Eight)


Today’s Inktober prompt is Star.

At first, I just drew a star. A “realistic” one. By that I mean, I drew one the way they usually look from pictures taken by telescopes.

I wasn’t too happy with it. I needed something else.

Then, I thought about drawing the Death Star, but I lacked the time, and I’m still not sure how to do a decent “dark” drawing (at least with a dark background). The problem will come back into play again as soon as tomorrow, you’ll see.

Then, this crossed my mind. It’s not my design, so I’m giving credit where credit is due, that is to artist and designer Jonathan Barnbrook. Apart from that, I’m in a mysterious mood and I won’t tell you what this is if you don’t already know. There are enough clues in this post to find out.

The challenge for this drawing was to manage to draw it without a ruler nor drafting compasses.

This is what it looked at first:




And the final result:



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