Traditional Drawing - Black and White Only

Using only Pencil, Black Ink, Graphite Pencils and Charcoal

The Ocean

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

This challenge I want to see artwork depicting the ocean. Accepting drawings of the seaside, underwater or on top of the water, as long as it involves the ocean in some manner.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Choose the image that you like best! Please no soliciting for votes or using ghost accounts to vote yourself up, this is grounds for disqualification.

Rewards & Prizes

The privilege of knowing that you have come first in the competition and you will be featured on the front page for three months. Of course you will also receive a fantastic winners badge for everyone to see.

Top ten winners also recieve a badge.

Additional Information

Your work must be in the group or submitted for inclusion to the group or it will be removed.

Remember this group is all about traditional drawing in black and white – no colour please and no digital work.

Cover Image: Storm by jyruff


The Top Ten


ROMANCING SURF by jyruff was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

  • On the beach by wayneoo
  • 1st Stage on Pat Gamwell Photo by Randy Sprout
  • Reader surreal black and white pen ink drawing by Vitaliy Gonikman

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