The Best Of My Inktober Guess the Sayings


2016 was the first year I managed to get myself organised for Inktober. I decided to illustrate sayings.

After putting a few of these up with the sayings, my friend Mick said it would be better if he could guess them. So I began to put them up without captions (answers below). NB. I’ve since coloured some of the ink drawings.

2016inktober-braindead 2016inktober-deadringer 2016inktober-fishoutofwater 2016inktober-jackofalltrades 2016inktober-moneyistherootofallevil 2016inktober-notmycupoftea 2016inktober-nutcase 2016inktober-wolfinsheepsclothing hallatt-an-elephant-never-forgets hallatt-bear-hug hallatt-crocodile-tears hallatt-tickled-pink


Though sometimes I felt like I should have been using the time for something else (like marketing FAB Club…), it was fun to do something different. A lot of the drawings are throwaway doodles, but some are worth keeping, so it was a useful exercise.

But I’m glad it’s November!


  • Brain dead
  • Dead ringer
  • Fish out of water
  • Jack of all trades
  • Money is the root of all evil
  • Not my cup of tea
  • Nutcase
  • Wolf in sheep’s clothing
  • An elephant never forgets
  • Bear hug
  • Crocodile tears
  • Tickled pink
  • All talk and no trousers
  • Worse things happen at sea

One thought on “The Best Of My Inktober Guess the Sayings

  1. If you want to scare Trump and the US Congress to act on Global Warming/Climate Change. Plant a fake news story into the Internet media that this is the result of China funding ISIS and Iran to destroy the evil Satan, western civilization. These people are immune to reality and science and they love unfounded internet news.

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