Welp, looks like we’re sticking close to home for two weeks at least. We’re not quarantined, but we feel a strong obligation to help flatten the curve, so we’re doing school at home (including the college kids), making a spiritual communion rather than going to Mass, and cancelling all the appointments, social events, and trips we possibly can.
Seems like a great time to get back to daily drawing. Let’s draw something every day and share it with each other. Introducing #withdraw2020! Withdraw, but draw with, get it? Take that, social distancing! Thanks to the brilliant Rebecca Sachiko Burton for the title pun.
Here are the WITHDRAW2020 rules:
1. Draw something every day.
2. Use the daily prompts (literally or as inspiration), or just draw whatever you want.
3. Any medium is fine, as long as it’s your own work.
4. Share it on social media and tag it #withdraw2020.
That’s it! As you shall see when you see my stuff, you don’t have to be an accomplished artist. If you miss a day, just pick up the next day.
Here are the daily prompts. They are COVID19-themed, but I tried to choose words that are open-ended, so you can go in whatever direction you like. Or of course draw anything else that strikes your fancy.
This is four week’s worth of prompts, just in case.
- toilet paper
I’ll share mine on Instagram and on my Facebook pages:
and my kids, who are far better artists than me, are
instagram.com/clarascuro/ (who made the graphic)
I’m also sorta on Tumblr but I always forget I am: simchafisher.tumblr.com/
and I’ll probably post a few reminders on this site.
Feel free to share your instagram or Facebook handles in the comments so we can follow each other! I know that’s not how social media works, but I don’t care. JOIN US!!!!
8 thoughts on “Introducing WITHDRAW2020: A daily art challenge for COVID-19”
Thank you for creating this prompt list. The words you’ve chosen are relevant and speak to what we’re all going through. I’ve done the first four. They’re on TikTok under @esvelethebard
I gave up Facebook for Lent…guess that means I need to actually use my Instagram.
My handle is instagram.com/mrs.miser.1/
And your kids have VERY different styles. Kinda cool, I’m excited to see what they come up with.
No extra dot. I REALLY don’t use it often.