#INKtober2016 – #AdaLovelaceDay edition: Make some new computer thing that puts me on the moon

Ada Lovelace Day

#inktober2016 – #AdaLovelaceDay edition: The girl who coded before coding was even remotely a thing.

#INKtober2016 3/31: I’ll tell you a tale if you lend me an ear, I rode a horse through many a town

phyllis

«The sun was rising in the east and the sky was turning grey. Hartwell mounted Phyllis, nearly fell off the other side, kept his balance. He gave the mare a satisfied pat.
“See you soon, Hartley” he said, and galloped off
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Hartwell riding Phyllis, #INKtober illustration for The Dog Princess – a fairy tale by Giulia Blasi.

#INKtober2016 2/31: It’s a very modern world, but nobody’s perfect

perfecta

«Perfecta paid them a visit as soon as the rain let up, which was perfectly Perfecta of her. She would not want to ruin her pretty satin slippers or get mud on the hem of her silk dress.
“Say hello to your new Mistress of Pleasantries” she chirped, sauntering through the corridors. “Master Pepper will be retiring soon, I hear. Your mother wants someone young and fresh to handle foreign relations, and as a former sitting member of the Queen’s Ten I feel I should be a prime choice.”…
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Perfecta, #INKtober illustration for The Dog Princess – a fairy tale by Giulia Blasi.

#INKtober2016 1/31: I, I will be king, and you, you will be queen

hartwell_philomena

«The wedding of Prince Hartwell of Helden and Princess Philomena of Petris was as grand and uneventful as any royal wedding before. As was the custom of her land, Philomena wore a red gown with white embroidery and a tall hat, the top of which came up to the groom’s head…»

Hartwell and Philomena’s wedding, #INKtober illustration for The Dog Princess – a fairy tale by Giulia Blasi.

I saw a black black stream

-2 days to INKtober… I’ve got a tiny bottle of Winsor & Newton black Indian ink, and I’m not afraid to use it.

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