Inktober 2019 Day 23: Ancient

Today's Prompt:

The beating of drums starts the ritual as the crowd gathers at the ancient temple, a landmark of a time long before theirs. Is this just a ceremony or some long-forgotten spell? Only you know the truth about these ancient ways. Tell us.

Here are some recommended templates to get you started, but they are only suggestions, not requirements!

Share, inspire, and learn!

All Templates

These just point to the site's normal templates, but we made extras for the challenge to get your creative juices going!


Please Login in order to comment!
23 Oct, 2019 13:17
Sage Rynn19
Wendy Vlemings (Rynn19)
23 Oct, 2019 13:57

I added Ancient Magic to the sidebar of this previous inktober article.

The Wilder Trail
Geographic Location | Jul 15, 2021

A mysterious path with an elusive end.

Author of Ealdwyll, a fantasy world full of mystery.
23 Oct, 2019 15:52

Day 23: Ancient is DONE! or

Your New Author Friend =)
Come see Wanted:Hero
Ariel Webster
23 Oct, 2019 17:06
23 Oct, 2019 18:06

23 Oct, 2019 18:43

Visit Daeliha, Iphars & Khulgran
Love to code, but this one is driving me crazy!
Hey look, I have a CYOA maybe you wanna play it? :3
Visandar the Unliving
Visandar the Unliving
23 Oct, 2019 21:33

For today i bring you a few of my design ideas i may use for some of the ancient versions of my races :D, enjoy!  

Zeke Lionhart
Luiz Henrique P. de Carvalho
24 Oct, 2019 00:27

Umbra is one of the 9 Elemental Stones given by the Dragons to the chosen warriors to protect our would in the ancient Realm Wars. It was last seen on an altar inside the Veins by Raymond Vilennor, but it was lost since then.

24 Oct, 2019 00:37

Day 23: Ancient Today I wrote up an ancient Octari character called Maelstrus. He created a Maelstrom to gather the life force of his victims to open a portal to the Plane of Water.

24 Oct, 2019 01:03

Today I added to an article instead of make a new one:

Ice Flats
Geographic Location | Feb 1, 2021

24 Oct, 2019 13:07
24 Oct, 2019 16:43

The ancient helpers of humanity, striving to mould a world to the image of the gods.

Profession | Oct 24, 2019

The ones who lay their lifes aside to fulfil the Gods' image of the world.

Eric Ehlers
24 Oct, 2019 18:50
Jacob Billings
25 Oct, 2019 00:04

I got sucked into writing another sonnet.

Prose | Oct 25, 2019

Kelissana Eralyn
25 Oct, 2019 03:22

Dr Jimothy
Jimmy Shrekson
25 Oct, 2019 17:50

26 Oct, 2019 15:02
29 Oct, 2019 02:36

Definitely have to come back to this one. 'Chimera Spell'

Drew Peppley
29 Oct, 2019 13:36

29 Oct, 2019 14:39

Lani Koshidan, old Telziado Royal Historian :)

Inktober 23 - Ancient by Isaac Thompson

Writer of Tiyu Amara, and The Last Line
31 Oct, 2019 02:24


31 Oct, 2019 15:11

1 Nov, 2019 15:51

3 Nov, 2019 20:23

Ancient structure, buried under glass:

by Snake__Venom