Archive for the ‘sketches’ Category

January 18, 2020 0

Hot Lemonade

By in paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

  This is kind of cute, and seasonal. I’ve forgotten where it appeared, or what things were supposed to have gone wrong.

December 27, 2019 0

Red Pencil!

By in cats, color, Coloured Pencils, heads, sketches

December 25, 2019 0

Metro Sketches

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

Sketches done on the Montreal Metro, trips over and back to Verdun. I waved at a baby, and he waved back! 

December 16, 2019 0

Even More Pages. In Watercolour and Watercolour Pencil this time.

By in sketches

I think I’ve solved the “what to title the post” problem for the moment. Even my tools seem to be working better now. Still little strange things, such as how to make the pencil line bigger and smaller in something called InkScape. Who figured out that interface? At least watercolours and pencils don’t have little […]

December 13, 2019 0

Various Pages

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, color, Coloured Pencils, heads, machines, paintings, pencil, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

It’s hard thinking of witty titles for these things. I’m putting up more pages. Not the stuff I did the other night when I couldn’t sleep. That was weird and also messy.

December 10, 2019 0

Neon Gel Pens

By in ballpoint pen, color, paintings, pencil, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

  Over the past couple of summers, a depanneur (convenience store, for you non-Montrealers) had a jar of gel pens for sale. When I was buying beer or cat food, if I was feeling flush, I’d pick one up. They are fun to play with, and I had a set of kid’s fluorescent paints to […]

December 8, 2019 0

Sober Cat

By in cats, digital, pencil, sketches

December 7, 2019 0

The Wind in the Willows Update

By in sketches

I’ve finished the Project Gutenburg edition of The Wind in the Willows on my Kindle. I can relate to it, because I used animals dressed as people to tell stories, in my Books in Canada cartoons. Still, the characters here are perfect English gentlemen, even if they take breaks to snap up flies once in […]

December 5, 2019 0

Blatant Sketchbookery

By in cats, color, Coloured Pencils, Gouache, Jack's House of Cats, paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

For some reason I’m back into the blog. I don’t think anyone goes here, and the “Blogoshphere” has become a little like one of those abandoned theme parks adventurers like to seek out. Anyhow, I’m baaaaaakk. Not posting as much as I used to, just cool stuff out of the sketchbooks, which are taking too […]

December 3, 2019 0

Birdies and Mr. Boggedy

By in cats, color, paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

June 29, 2018 0

Knausgaarding

By in black and white, Book Reviews, pencil, Portraits, sketches

Finishing up the fifth volume so far of Mr. Karl Ove Knausgaard’s series “My Struggle.” My mind is a little blown, but his story stimulates me not to give up on my own journey. My pal is waiting for the final volume, coming out in September, but I will have to wait until she’s finished […]

April 28, 2018 0

Digital and Traditional Sketchbook Pages

By in color, digital, sketches

I messed with both digital and traditional (as it’s called) sketchbook pages today. The traditional pages, compiled into books, are more organised. The digital ones are everywhere, squirreled into cryptic files, over two computers. There’s a tiny bit of digital here, anyhow!

April 28, 2018 0

Pages from One of My Sketchbooks.

By in black and white, cats, color, Coloured Pencils, Gouache, sketches, watercolour

There’s a lot that I draw that I don’t put up. Trying to remedy that a bit. It’s not all brilliance, but here it is. Pencil, coloured pencil, Gouache. I think that’s covered it, technique-wise.

April 19, 2018 0

Mr. Pecksmith

By in digital, heads, men, Portraits, sketches