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EPCHS art teacher draws something every day In Inktober

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A series of drawings from Evergreen Park Community High School art teacher Libby McArthur will grace the walls of the Evergreen Park Public Library through the end of November.

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Libby McArthur

The drawings, collectively known as her ‘Inktober’ collection, were made during October.

McArthur took part in a worldwide drawing month activity that had specific prompts for every day of the month.

“After having my kids, I found I was creating art less and less, so I decided I needed to draw, too,” McArthur said.

While many of the drawings include an image of an owl, each one provides a unique aspect related to the prompt of the day.

Library visitors are encouraged to interact with the exhibit by matching the prompt to a drawing and submitting their answers. Everyone who participates in the activity will be entered into a drawing to receive a print titled “Scurry.”

McArthur’s drawing students did a smaller version of ‘Inktober’ as part of a class activity last month.

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