August 1, 2011 0


By in sketches, watercolour, women


I’m still messing with yellow, which gives a quality of “light” to my sketches. Of course, I also have to manage the lights and darks to make this work.


This is some mad spaceship. I used to draw spaceships all the time as a kid, influenced by Star Trek and 2001 A Space Odyssey. I still love the 1960s style of futurism, a la Vaughn Bode and others, which still strikes me as elegant, and futuristic to boot. Interesting how each decade has its own style of futurism. A little harder to parse these days, but that means the science fiction illustrators have to work harder, to invent a convincing “look.”

Yay, it’s Gollum:

And, someone in a blue catsuit:

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