01 RING Original Ink on Paper by Joe Petruccio Rocky Balboa vs Spider Rico

Title: RING by Joe Petruccio

Featuring: Rocky Balboa vs Spider Rio, Nov. 25, 1975, Philadelphia

Hand Drawn/Painted in Ink and watercolors


Medium: Ink and watercolor on archival paper

Edition: 1/1 Original

Art Size: 9 x 12"


InkTober Prompt Word: RING

InkTober Date: 10-1-2019


Note from the Artist: The theme today, October 1st, 2019, is Ring, So I chose to paint a scene from a Ring usually not immortalized. It's from the first time we ever saw Rocky in the ring. Rocky won.


    A: Inktober is a month-long art challenge created by artist Jake Parker that is focused on improving skill and developing positive drawing habits. Every day for the month of October anyone participating in the Inktober challenge creates an ink drawing and posts it online. This collection of original art is from Joe's daily participation this October 2019. Each are hand-drawn/painted and direct from Joe's personal collection.