Pencil drawing from a photo in the Globe and Mail, done at a friend’s place.
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I got out my old Hunt #102 dip pen and drew a lot of little lines on this lady. Should have used a reference (she’s kind of scary). But at least I can cross-hatch!
I’m actually not fond of drawing from photos, because to me it feels too limiting. However, it’s a good way to improve the practice, and see some new aspects of anatomy, rather than simply drawing things which have worked for me before. Here, I’ve been looking at heads as shapes in space, made up of […]
An imaginary watercolour pencil cat.
Blender is an open-source 3D modelling program which is quite amazing, if intimidating. I’ve been watching Youtube tutorials, and by practicing a lot, am able to model some simple things, which will help with my storyboards and other drawing. It reminds me a little of putting together the model kits I used to build as […]
Page of things in blue.
Not really a Nora cat, but a tuxling.
My little notebook computer is great. But it’s a little silly to use, sometimes, as this guy demonstrates. He’s drawn in melty watercolour pencils and (I didn’t realise it at the time), melty black/purple roller pen. This is a Regency little girl, inspired by Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. Of course, the real little girl […]
A birthday card for a friend, with some cats painted on it in watercolours. I don’t think I’ve posted this yet.