Archive for the ‘black and white’ Category

June 19, 2016 0

“FOOT”

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, pen and ink, sketches

This is a little sketch I drew for my friend, on a scrap of scratch paper. She thought I was trying to spell the word “FOOT” with the background handrails, and the bike wheels. But this is just a coincidence.

March 2, 2016 0

Further Sketchy Oddness

By in black and white, color, Coloured Pencils, dinosaurs, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

That strange animal was inspired by a person on a palaeontological art website who thought that sauropod dinosaurs might have had trunks. Probably not, but the idea led to an interesting-looking beast.

February 18, 2016 0

Hands

By in black and white, Coloured Pencils, pencil, Portraits, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Trying to do more “House of Cats” pictures, but I’m lacking inspiration. So I went to youtube and watched watercolour technique videos. People’s hands are fascinating, but in these videos you rarely see the faces. So, I drew the hands in watercolour pencil, and then drew the owners’ faces as I imagined them. [link] [link] […]

January 12, 2016 0

Hard Cheese for Mister Boggedy

By in black and white, cats, pencil, sketches

It’s been a pretty hard morning to be a gentle, senior cat. First, he tries to walk by the old girl cat. He is hissed at and then swatted for his trouble. He then goes out into the hallway, where he is sniffed and then thwacked by the small cat. Happily it’s all quiet now, […]

November 25, 2015 0

“Traditional” Media

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, color, heads, paintings, Portraits, sketches, watercolor, watercolour, women

I’ve been so deep into digital, that I began to wonder whether I could still do useful things with paper. Below is a drawing a made during a phone coversation (they’re often long, at least with my friend). Black ballpoint pen in my sketchbook. Above is a made-up woman painted on a sample of my […]

November 3, 2015 0

Bad Cattery

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, cats, color, Gouache, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

   

November 2, 2015 0

Run DMC

By in black and white, digital, sketches

One of the members of Run DMC. Didn’t want to draw the one with glasses, because, glasses.

October 23, 2015 0

Sketches

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, color, Coloured Pencils, men, pen and ink, sketches, watercolour, women

Some new sketches. I’m always drawing, but not been putting everything up, even though I used to do that.

October 22, 2015 0

Phone Doodle

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, sketches

Drawn while talking on the phone. I can do this because another part of the brain is being used. If I were reading or writing something, I totally wouldn’t be able to hear the conversation. But drawing, that’s different.

September 24, 2015 0

Centre Sportif Jean-Claude Malepart

By in black and white, montreal, paintings, parks, pencil, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

This is pronounced “Mallapar,” (actually, more like Maly-par, sez a franco friend) for you non French-speakers. (I am almost a non-French speaker, by the way, despite spending all this time in Montreal). But in my anglo heart, I still see it as “Male-Part.” I’m sure he was a worthy gentleman, but I’m happy they didn’t […]

March 3, 2015 0

Floofy Cat to Adopt

By in black and white, cats, Gouache, pencil, sketches

You can adopt this floofy cat by going here on Facebook.

February 26, 2015 0

Rod McKuen’s Co-Existence Bagel Shop Blues

By in black and white, collaboration, comics, Rick Gagnon, sketches

The passing of Rod McKuen the other month reminded me of this comic a friend of mine and I did, based on a spoken word recording made by this famous (maybe in-famous) poet. The “official” beats hated these, as sort of climbing onto the bandwagon, but I think they’re funny and unpretentious. I did the […]

February 10, 2015 0

The Miracle of Digital Art

By in black and white, digital
September 11, 2014 0

Pencil Drawings

By in black and white, pencil

The building is from a book called “Forgotten Architecture” and is a brewery in Baltimore, Maryland. Would be interesting to see if it is still standing. Not a lot of fun to draw, however. Still, I want to do more architecture and machines. Even though I drew it in brown pencil, it scanned dark, so […]