Archive for December, 2012

December 31, 2012 0

New Year’s Kitty

By in cats, paintings, watercolour

Happy New Year’s!

December 29, 2012 0

Random Painting

By in color, machines, men, paintings, watercolour, women

Looking through a closet, I found a block of watercolour paper with a few sheets on it. Painted this, while watching a documentary on the late Gerry Anderson — whose shows and spaceships were all over my childhood. The paper was very strange and spongey — hard to get detail onto it. Also, one’s paintings, […]

December 19, 2012 0

Christmas Card

By in cats, color, digital

Sent out all my Christmas cards today. Here’s the design I used. Merry Christmas, everyone!

December 18, 2012 0

Digital Painting is Tough

By in color, digital, heads, paintings, sketches, women

I don’t know if it’s wise to put one’s trials up, but this is a blog about process, and I try to put up most of what I draw. Actually, I know I’ve been rather sporadic lately, and will try to remedy that. Still, digital painting in Photoshop is a fascinating process, even though the […]

December 10, 2012 0

Digital Doodling

By in color, digital, paintings, sketches

I’ve been doing a lot of work with my digital art, in Photoshop, with a stylus. Not as much control over the lines and strokes yet, as with more traditional media. But it’s coming along. Still, I’m shy of putting them up, because not many of them are “ready for Prime time,” at least in […]

December 5, 2012 0


By in ballpoint pen, black and white, cats, color, digital, pen and ink, pencil, women

These are almost automatic drawings I do, while watching movies on the DVD machine, or petting cats. Cross-hatching is fun for me, but there’s almost no end to it. You simply have to stop, rather than declare something finished. The bonus this time is a little coloured cat picture:

December 5, 2012 0

Watercolour Women

By in black and white, color, heads, paintings, pencil, watercolour, women

Been painting sometimes strange watercolour portraits of women. Going for pretty more than scary, but they’re all interesting, at least. Plus, a bonus pencil drawing of a little boy, from the front cover of VOIR newsweekly: