In November of 2013 I had the crazy idea to draw one Star Wars character a day counting down the 760 days that remained until the release of Episode VII. The catalyst for this idea was simple enough: To learn to draw better.
The quest was soon after christened: Sketch Wars.
Once December 15th 2015 arrived and I had completed my quest, I began to wonder what the future of Sketch Wars should be. It took me two years of wondering but to make a long story short I decided to transition Sketch Wars from a platform that encourages myself to grow as an artist into a platform that encourages others to grow as artists. And so the Sketch Wars Drawing Club is born.
Here’s how it works is: I post a drawing prompt onto my Instagram and Twitter accounts, then participants throughout the week complete and post a drawing based on the prompt. They then post their artwork onto their personal Instagram and Twitter accounts with the tag #sketchwarsdrawingclub.
This past week was the project’s maiden voyage and the drawing prompt was Yoda. Below you can see all of the amazing entries:
It’s hard to believe that four years have pasted since I start out on this journey. But I’m even more excited to see what the next four years and beyond brings. Sure enough, as evident above, it’s going to be brimming with a boatload of great artwork!