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2018 MMA INKTOBER CHALLENGE

It’s Inktober time again! Get into the spirit with MMA’s Inktober Challenge by following the prompts below. Complete all 15 daily drawings, drop off your sketchbook* at the Museum on Tuesday, October 16, and have your work exhibited in the pop-up showcase at Museum After Hours on Thursday, October 18. Participants receive a new sketchbook! (*Your sketchbook will be returned after the showcase.)

Remember to take pics of your drawings every day and share them on social media with the tag: #MMAInktoberChallenge

DAILY DRAWING PROMPTS
1. It’s October! Let’s draw A PUMPKIN to kick things off
2. JXN Proud! Draw your favorite JACKSON LANDMARK
3. Fall is in the air! Visit The Art Garden at the Museum and draw A PLANT or SCULPTURE on view
4. Halloween is almost here! Draw SOMETHING SCARY
5. The trees are changing colors! Draw A FALLEN LEAF
6. Southern women rock! Central to Their Lives opens today, bring your sketchbook to the Museum and take part in the FREE DRAWING ACTIVITY at 10:30 AM
7. Magnolias, mockingbirds, and honey bees, oh my! Draw your favorite Mississippi STATE SYMBOL (or create your own!)
8. Candy Corn, anyone? Draw the HALLOWEEN CANDY that makes your sweet tooth sing
9. Like A Hammer is now own view! Channel your inner Jeffrey Gibson, and illustrate a meaningful SONG LYRIC
10. Artist’s choice! Draw THE THING that’s near and dear to your heart
11. BOO! Draw A HAUNTED MANSION
12. La Brioche’s petite gateaux are sweet works of art! Design and draw a La Brioche-inspired DESSERT
13. Have you mastered the art of drawing yet? Draw a FAMOUS WORK OF ART
14. Who goes there?! Draw a SELF-PORTRAIT
15. We’re halfway to HOWLoween! Draw AN ANIMAL

BONUS: Are you getting our good side? Draw THE MUSEUM and your drawing could be picked for a special recognition!

DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
DOWNLOAD PDF OF DAILY DRAWING PROMPTS

Any questions? Contact Christina McField at cmcfield@msmuseumart.org or 601.965.8090