For the past several years, October has been a month for illustrators to flex their skills, or just get some analog practice, thanks to a community event called Inktober. However, this year, a large part of the community is boycotting Jake Parker's official Inktober hashtag and prompts; here's why. But that's only meant that more and more artists and organizations have put up their own prompt list for everyone to share and enjoy.
If you're one of those people that begins their morning scrolling through Instagram, you may have noticed the #36daysoftype hashtag take over your feed on a yearly basis. So what on earth is this thing anyway? 36 Days of Type is a project started by Barcelona-based designers Nina Sans and Rafa Goicoechea, inviting illustrators, designers and graphic artists to reinterpret the alphabet, designing a letter or a number each day.
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