Archive for the ‘Coloured Pencils’ Category

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 19, 2016 0

Colour Combinations

By in color, Coloured Pencils, paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

I’m trying out different colour combinations to see if anything twigs my interest. I have to admit that the yellow ochre underpainting thing is still my favourite, but I don’t want to use it as a crutch. Still, light in these paintings seems to be yellow. These aren’t actually “Wedgewood thumbnail roughs,” (that’s a old […]

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] […]

February 15, 2016 0

New Animation Studio

By in color, Coloured Pencils, heads, men, montreal, pencil, Portraits, self-promotion, sketches

Thrilled by the news that a new animation studio is opening up in Montreal (a side-effect, I think, of the low dollar making it more tempting for foreign operations to invest here. Not to mention the high number of talented artistic types in this city). In honour of that fact, I’ve done this amazing, highly-detailed […]

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.

September 23, 2015 0

Pilgrims and Spies

By in cats, color, Coloured Pencils, heads, men, paintings, pencil, ruttan's place, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Morning sketches, to clear my head, and chase away the nightly terrors. I’m on my front balcony, the sun just peeping over the buildings and trees. These are just things I’ve done yesterday and today. The usual things I’ve seen, either real or on TV, and faces, of course. Out of my head, and from […]

May 20, 2015 0

Dollarama Book

By in color, Coloured Pencils, men, paintings, pencil, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Many watercolour types have to spend a lot on sketchbooks, with the proper paper and all. I found these black spiral-bound books at Dollarama, and they’re pretty good for watercolour. I worry about the paper, since it probably isn’t acid-free. Also, it tends to break free from the perforations along the side rather easily. But […]

February 4, 2015 0

Landscapes

By in color, Coloured Pencils, paintings, sketches, watercolour

I drew 4 tiny landscapes with watercolour pencils, basically as quickly as I could, without thinking about them. This I call the “I can do nothing wrong” style of painting, because I tell myself that as I do it.

November 21, 2014 0

Sketchbook Pages

By in color, Coloured Pencils, sketches

Here are a bunch of images from my sketchbook recently. In gouache, coloured (and not) pencil.

September 8, 2014 0

Further sketches from the last while

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

A page of pencil sketches. Something Harry Potter-y, and more people, drawn with watercolour pencils both activated and not.

September 8, 2014 0

Still Scrawling

By in color, Coloured Pencils, horses, sketches, watercolor, watercolour, women

I still draw a lot in my little books, but I haven’t been updating the blog every day like I used to. Maybe I’m just getting soft in my old age, or more choosy of what I put up. Here, I’m not being choosy, but this is a little of what I’ve been doing as […]

August 26, 2014 0

Feathered T Rex sketches

By in color, Coloured Pencils, dinosaurs, sketches

I love dinosaurs. Always have. Still, I’m trying to keep up with current thought on what they looked like, and not just redraw old images that probably didn’t exist. I like the idea that even the carnivorous ones were probably not monsters, but animals out in the wild. Also, during my summer I worked at […]

August 15, 2014 2

The 2014 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec Garlic Festival is Coming

By in black and white, color, Coloured Pencils, ruttan's place, sketches, watercolor, watercolour, women

This is my T-shirt design for the 2014 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Quebec Garlic Festival. That event will happen next week, August 23, 2014. Finally saw the design in print last night at the get-together for volunteers. This happened at a pretty little place called the Coop du Grand Orme. Snaps of things are below. The band is […]

May 9, 2014 0

Watercolour Pencils, and other Watercolour-y and Pencil-ly things.

By in black and white, color, Coloured Pencils, heads, men, montreal, sketches, watercolor, watercolour, women

A lot of little drawings here, so I’m trying a new feature on WordPress (new to me, anyhow). A “Gallery.” Enjoy! Actually, it’s kind of cool, having the random order. Wish there was a function for captions, however!