April 2023: Bones

Art Dare Prompt

  • Create a 2D or 3D artwork with bones.
  • The bones can be human or animal, or, they can be made up!
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Flickr album: Animal Bones in the Wild

Reference Photos

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Flickr album: Animal Skulls


Animal Skeleton #1
Flickr album: Animal skeletons

Skeleton Prompts

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Drawing a Skeleton Inside a Figure

Art Dare Leap

  • Create 4 artworks with bones.

Get started!

In our Discord, we have an #art-dares channel where you can post your works in progress, and get feedback and support throughout the month.

People in this channel provide motivation, inspiration, and accountability which can be really helpful while you’re doing the art dare.

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  • Post your artwork on Instagram, tag us @art.prof  with #artprofdare.
  • Note that by entering, you are automatically granting us permission to repost your work.
  • We prefer submissions via Instagram, but you can also use the upload form.
  • Please do not use the upload form if you submit via Instagram.

Submissions close on Sunday, April 30 @ 11:59pm EST


We award prizes and honorable mentions.

To be eligible for a prize, your artwork must be an original artwork created specifically for this Art Dare, and follow all guidelines.

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Art Dare winner

Artists outside the US will receive 5 months free access to our Patreon Group in our Discord.

Artists in the US can additionally receive both Prof Lieu’s book + Cat Huang’s middle school comic, “The Comic Journal of Cathy Rox.”

Honorable Mention

Artists in the US can choose either Prof Lieu’s book, or Cat Huang’s middle school comic, “The Comic Journal of Cathy Rox.”

International artists receive 3 months free access to our Patreon channels in our Discord.

Comic Journal of Cathy Rox, Cat Huang
The Comic Journal of Cathy Rox