Archive for the ‘sketches’ Category

February 16, 2018 0

Colourful Background People

By in digital, heads, sketches

I’ve always liked the “cloud brush” in Photoshop. Again, I feel the purely digital people are getting better with practice. I can also scan in some pencil drawings from the book, and colour those, as well!

January 30, 2018 0

Digital Character

By in digital, heads, paintings, Portraits, sketches

January 26, 2018 0

Short Pencil

By in Art Criticism, color, Gouache, ruttan's place, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

I don’t actually prefer a short pencil, I just get a little hysterical when the lead breaks off inside the pencil when I’m trying to sharpen it. I hate that.

January 16, 2018 0

Housing Clinic

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

Sketches taken during a visit to Arnold Bennett’s housing clinic in Montreal. He does good work with people who have apartment problems.

January 14, 2018 0

Tabby Cat

By in cats, digital, Jack's House of Cats, paintings, sketches

Digital kitty drawing, drawn on the tiny computer, which hasn’t got a great display.

January 10, 2018 0

Childhood Friends and a Cryptic Motto

By in color, digital, heads, Portraits, sketches

January 3, 2018 0

Magical Neon

By in ballpoint pen, color, pen and ink, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

This is a page I drew this summer with the help of magical neon gel pens I collected at the depanneur over the weeks, at a dollar a pop. I still haven’t figured out how to incorporate them into serious drawings (if that’s what I do), or know if they are archival quality.

January 2, 2018 0

Nora Again

By in cats, Gouache, Nora the cat, sketches, watercolour

A little gouache painting of Nora. Being quiet for a change.

January 2, 2018 0

2018

By in digital, sketches

A doodle I made answering @inkyelbows challenge [link here] You can see other responses via the hashtag #2018doodle . Thought I should have it here in my blog. Don’t know why I thought of Star Wars. Guess it’s the recent movie, which I haven’t seen.

December 27, 2017 0

Faces and a Bonus Goblin

By in sketches

December 22, 2017 0

Sword and Sorcery

By in pencil, sketches

December 21, 2017 0

Gamer

By in Gouache, men, paintings, sketches, watercolour

Red paint and pencil, for some reason. I’ve been watching too many videogame review videos. Trying to figure out what kids like these days.

December 16, 2017 0

Unicef Child, Mouse, and Explosion

By in sketches, watercolor

Watercolour, in my Dollarama sketchbook.

October 7, 2017 0

Sketchbook People

By in heads, pencil, Portraits, sketches

  People in the real world fly by, and it’s hard to catch them. So one uses imagination, and skills gained by practice to capture them. Then there’s drawing from a photograph, which is basically analyzing shapes, and not that creative for me. Still, it produces a convincing result, and I learn something in the […]