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March 8, 2023 0

Bad Paper Squirrel

By in sketches, watercolour

Now this critter was painted on incredibly lightweight paper (one of those make your own greeting card packs). She cockled up very badly, but I was able to flatten her. Reminds me of a story about a job I worked at, colouring cels for an animated TV show that never made it to air….

March 8, 2023 0

Whoever this guy is…..

By in color, digital, Portraits, sketches

March 7, 2023 0

Watercolour Therapy

By in color, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Got a ton of thick, good quality watercolour paper lately. So, I’m just trying to paint, without worrying about ruining good paper. Not all of these are masterpieces, or will go on walls. But they feel good to do. Watching the paint dry, as Jill Thompson put it. I wonder what she’s doing, these days? […]

January 24, 2023 0

Something Else

By in cats, sketches, watercolour

January 24, 2023 0

New Year!

By in sketches

Just trying to keep this thing up to date. I still use it. I don’t know who visits it….

November 28, 2022 0

Cat Head

By in cats, watercolor, watercolour

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October 21, 2022 0

Birthday Bird

By in paintings, watercolor

October 19, 2022 0

Digital Burd and Flower

By in sketches

More digital things, thanks to Clip Studio Paint, and my Huion pad and stylus. Not too inspiring as a work of art, but I’m getting into pressing all the right switches and finding the commands. Someday I’ll record some things on Instagram, and you can see my wonderful process….

September 4, 2022 0

Puck the Dog!

By in digital, dogs

    Here’s a little picture of a dog I did for a birthday card. I was a little influenced by this artist I know on Twitter. Sometimes it’s hard drawing dogs, and making the eyes not creepy. Adding a little white often helps, but some people just do “people eyes.” Or dots, as in […]

July 20, 2022 0

Puddle Duck

By in ballpoint pen, heads, sketches

Bits of a sketchbook page! Ballpoint pen and highlighters.

June 22, 2022 0

Guys, etc.

By in ballpoint pen, heads, men, Portraits, sketches, women

Various ballpoint characters. Going to pick up that book!

June 22, 2022 0

You-Know-Who Saves…..

By in ballpoint pen, color, sketches

Ballpoint pen, and highlighter!

June 19, 2022 0

Childhood Dog

By in digital, dogs, paintings

Drawn in Clip Studio Paint on my old Huion Tablet. My childhood dog “Pimmy.”

June 19, 2022 0

Lilac Paper

By in cats, heads, horses, pencil, sketches

Some drawings on this pretty paper my pal has pads of. The guy with a sword in his mouth is inspired by one of the stained glass images in the Sainte-Chapelle Church in Paris.