March Art Prompt

Typography Oddity - Ode to Cemeteries

My sincerest apologies, guys. I know it’s been a while since I updated the site.  I won’t bore you with the details, but this year is starting out to be quite hectic. To boot, I have had the flu for the last week. I appreciate the encouragement from you guys to get me back moving and get this post out. I promise from here on out to do better.  I have another post coming up soon. That one will be a review of online art schools based on my personal experiences. So make sure you check it out if online art class is something you are interested in trying. 

Ok so here is the March art prompt. For this one the list is a quote for the odd numbers. You can work it out as typography, whichever font you like or one you have created yourself. You decide.  If typography isn’t your thing use the quote as a prompt. For the even numbers I have listed a cemetery. Google, or if you happen to be lucky enough to have visited one (or more) locations use your own reference photos and make a sketch from each location.  I am quite the cemetery fanatic and have been to 3 of the cemeteries on the list- Abney Park, Highgate, and City of London. I would love to visit the rest on the list. I think they are awesome places filled with atmosphere and history. 


  1. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. Highgate, London
  3. Go then, there are other worlds than these. – Stephen King, Gunslinger
  4. Pere Lachaise, Paris
  5. I knew nothing but shadows and I thought them to be real. – Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
  6. Abney Park, London
  7. Vengeance was one hell of a roommate. J.R. Ward, Dark Lover
  8. City of the Dead, Paris Catacombs
  9. Now it’s the dark’s turn to be afraid. Joseph Delaney, Curse of the Bane
  10. Saint Louis Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  11. Follow your heart, just don’t get lost. – Ilsa J. Bick, Draw the Dark.
  12. Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, New York
  13. Darkness promotes speech. – Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night
  14. Powaski Cemetery, Warsaw, Poland
  15. The brightest light casts the darkest shadow. – Jess C. Scott, The Darker Side of Life
  16. City of London Cemetery, London
  17. Darkness is just light turned inside out. – Beelzebub
  18. Montmartre Cemetery, Paris
  19. I love to chase my shadow to feel how it rests in the dark. – Munia Khan
  20. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  21. Here in the forest, dak and deep, I offer you eternal sleep. – unknown
  22. Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery, Midlothian, Il.
  23. The night is dark and full of terrors. – George RR Martin
  24. Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland
  25. I killed a part of me to keep you alive. – unknown
  26. Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia
  27. You are here because the outside world rejects you. – unknown
  28. Brompton Cemetery, London
  29. Hello darkness my old friend. – Simon and Garfunkel
  30. Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland

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